Greg Mortenson

Release Date: 2008-08-27

Mortenson vowed to build a school in a remote Pakistan village when he noticed local children using sticks and dirt to practice their lessons, and his foundation is now responsible for the education of more than 24,000 children in Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Taliban’s breeding ground. Mortenson talks about his book Three Cups of Tea, which chronicles his efforts to combat terrorism and hostility by providing opportunities for education. Free, 6pm, The Carver, 226 N. Hackberry, (210) 207-2500.