National Press Club

Microfinance and Fighting Poverty

August 12, 2009

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Run time: 3 minutes

Muhammad Yunus talked about his efforts in the U.S. and abroad to establish new business models that benefit the poor. Following his remarks he responded to questions from audience members. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus was in Washington, D.C., to receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama later in the day.