front lines

  • August 5, 2013  

    Photographer Carolyn Jones spent two years profiling changes in the health care system. Her new book, "The American Nurse," highlights how the profession of nursing is evolving. Jones and Rhonda Collins of Fresenius Kabi USA join Hari Sreenivasan for a closer look at nurses’ roles on the front lines of American medicine. Continue reading

  • March 20, 2013  

    In his new book, "Living and Dying in Brick City," Dr. Sampson Davis recounts his return to his hometown of Newark, N.J., as an emergency room physician. Ray Suarez talks with Davis about working on the front lines of his community and his insights on the systematic public health challenges he sees his patients facing each day. Continue reading

  • November 12, 2012  

    Kevin Powers served in the U.S. Army in Iraq in 2004 and 2005. When he returned to the U.S. he turned initially to poetry to work through his own questions about his experience, but found he needed "a larger canvas." Jeffrey Brown talks to Powers about his novel, "Yellow Birds," which is nominated for the National Book Award. Continue reading