At the World Bank, he…

At the World Bank, he was often described as "the conscience of the West" for his relentless efforts to persuade the industrialized world to commit more capital to improving life in have-not nations. In retirement, he avoided celebrity-for-hire appearances on the lecture circuit and TV talk shows, devoting his time to improvement of education, government and health in the United States and abroad.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/06/AR2009070601197.html?wpisrc=newsletter

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