GeorgetownProfessor Pietra Rivoli's Book "The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy" Highlighted on National Public Radio

April 07, 2005

Cynthia S. Shaw
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Georgetown Professor Pietra Rivoli's Book "The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy" Highlighted on National Public Radio

Washington, D.C. - Professor Pietra Rivoli's book, "The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy" will be the subject of an upcoming series on National Public Radio (NPR). Listeners interested in catching the series live can tune in to their local NPR broadcast of All Things Considered, April 26-28, 2005. Visit NPR's Web site to determine their local station and All Things Considered air times.

"The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy" focuses on a number of international business and trade issues, including textile trade issues, the Multifiber Agreement, China, and U.S. agricultural subsidies on cotton, as well as the used clothing trade in Africa.

As part of the All Things Considered radio program, the series was written and produced by NPR's international business correspondent, Adam Davidson, with reporting from China, Texas and Alabama. You can follow the series on the NPR Web site.

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