Posted: Mon. September 21, 2020, 4:44pm PT
Roads, highways, offices, and schools were being rebuilt in Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein. Williamson Evers was recruited by the George W. Bush White House to travel to Iraq in 2003 and help reopen the schools there. He was interviewed in 2004 by NPR's Day to Day program. Evers wrote an Op-Ed in 2020 comparing the Iraq situation with the COVID-19 epidemic and the reopening of American schools.