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Bill Gates, Warren Buffett Discuss Philanthropy, Global Health Issues During 2 Interviews

Bloomberg: Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: Charlie Rose
“Bill Gates and Warren Buffett join us for the hour. Gates is the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The philanthropy focuses on education, poverty, and global health. Buffett is chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway. The company is one of the most successful companies of the last five decades. The two started the Giving Pledge in 2010. The initiative encourages the world’s richest to donate the majority of their wealth to philanthropic causes…” (1/30).

CNN Money: Buffett and Gates on dreams, vaccines, and sex
“Billionaire buddies Warren Buffett and Bill Gates held court at a Q&A hosted at Columbia Business School Friday. The event was moderated by journalist Charlie Rose. With more than 30,000 people viewing via Facebook Live, the pair discussed everything from Trump’s America to the importance of loving your job. … One thing Gates is concerned about is how committed Trump is to maintaining foreign aid programs that he argues are a major force in global health. … He pointed to a malaria initiative and AIDS relief aid — which were started under George W. Bush’s administration and continued under President Obama — as examples of programs he hopes Trump will see through…” (Wattles, 1/27).

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