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Dr. Schweitzer of Lambaréné
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Dr. Schweitzer of Lambaréné
DR. SCHWEITZER OF LAMBARÉNÉ is in the nature of a personal appreciation of one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. Written on the basis of firsthand knowledge and observation, it is an informal, intimate account of Albert Schweitzer at work and in repose. Norman Cousins attempts to convey some idea of the burden Schweitzer has taken upon himself—and why he chose to take it. He also tells of Schweitzer's deep concern for the natural rights and the safety of the human community on earth.
This book also portrays the people around Dr. Schweitzer—the young doctors and nurses at his Hospital—why they came to Lamberéné, the difficulties they face daily in their work, how they respond to the person of Schweitzer.
Abounding in remembered detail, in anecdote and description, DR. SCHWEITZER OF LAMBARÉNÉ meets squarely and with intelligent understanding the stubborn legends and partial truths about the man, his work and his thought.
Norman Cousins flew to Lambaréné to observe and visit; he remained to probe some of the deepest problems of modern civilization with a man whom many consider the conscience of the age.
DR. SCHWEITZER OF LAMBARÉNÉ is in the nature of a personal appreciation of one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. Written on the basis of firsthand knowledge and observation, it is an informal, intimate account of Albert Schweitzer at work and in repose. Norman Cousins attempts to convey some idea of the burden Schweitzer has taken upon himself—and why he chose to take it. He also tells of Schweitzer's deep concern for the natural rights and the safety of the human community on earth.
This book also portrays the people around Dr. Schweitzer—the young doctors and nurses at his Hospital—why they came to Lamberéné, the difficulties they face daily in their work, how they respond to the person of Schweitzer.
Abounding in remembered detail, in anecdote and description, DR. SCHWEITZER OF LAMBARÉNÉ meets squarely and with intelligent understanding the stubborn legends and partial truths about the man, his work and his thought.
Norman Cousins flew to Lambaréné to observe and visit; he remained to probe some of the deepest problems of modern civilization with a man whom many consider the conscience of the age.
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  • NORMAN COUSINS (1915-1990) was an American political journalist, author, professor, and world peace advocate. He became editor of Saturday Review from 1940 and, under his editorship, the magazine became an influential and unique spokesman for cultural freedom and for sanity and morality in public affairs.
    Cousins lectured about American life and cultural freedom in many parts of the world, including India, Pakistan, Japan, Indonesia, Malaya, and the Soviet Union. In 1945, he published the essay, MODERN MAN IS OBSOLETE, which anticipated the major problems and challenges of the atomic age. He was also the author of THE GOOD INHERITANCE, TALKS WITH NEHRU, WHO SPEAKS FOR MAN?, and "IN GOD WE TRUST": THE PERSONAL PHILOSOPHIES AND RELIGIOUS BELIEFS OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS. He edited the volume A TREASURY OF DEMOCRACY, and, with William Rose Benét, THE POETRY OF FREEDOM. He was a member of the editorial board of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
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