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The Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series Presenting Howard G. Buffett and Howard W. Buffett

October 25, 2013

The Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series features Howard G. Buffett, philanthropist, farmer, businessman, son of Warren Buffett. He was joined by Howard W. Buffett, lecturer at Columbia University and grandson of Warren Buffett, discussing the new book “40 Chances: Finding Hope in A Hungry World.”

Below is a summary of the book, from the “40 Chances” website:

    “40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World” is a new book that captures Howard’s journey. Beginning with his love for farming, we join him around the world as he seeks out new approaches to ease the suffering of so many. It is told in a unique format: 40 stories that will provide readers a compelling look at Howard’s lessons learned, ranging from his own backyard to some of the most difficult and dangerous places on Earth.