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Author Holds Q&A on Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Dec. 6 in Lipsett

Eileen McNamara
Eileen McNamara

Join NICHD director Dr. Diana Bianchi for a Q&A session with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Eileen McNamara about her latest book, Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World. McNamara is director of the journalism program at Brandeis University. The session will be held Thursday, Dec. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10. 

McNamara’s book chronicles the life of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, including her efforts to get her brother President John F. Kennedy to create an NIH institute dedicated to understanding and improving child health, maternal health and the health of people with disabilities. All are welcome. Those who bring their copy of the book can have it signed by the author. 


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