T. R. Reid has become one of the nation’s best-known reporters through his coverage of global affairs for The Washington Post, his books and documentary films, and his light-hearted commentaries on National Public Radio. Reid majored in Classics at Princeton University, and served as a naval officer, a teacher, and in various other jobs. At the Washington Post, he covered Congress and four presidential campaigns. He served as the paper’s bureau chief in Tokyo and in London. Reid has written seven books in English and three in Japanese. He has written and hosted documentary films for National Geographic TV, for PBS, and for the A&E network. His latest film, “U.S. Health Care: The Good News,” premiered on the PBS network in February, 2012. Reid is a member of the board of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, the Japan-America Society of Colorado, and the Health Research and Educational Trust. He has taught at Princeton University and the University of Michigan.
“US Health Care: The Good News” – 2 min preview is linked below. video.pbs.org/video/2196045757/