The American Transplant Foundation joined Steve Farber and Harlan Abrahams on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 for a book signing and reading at the L Street Borders Bookstore in Washington, D.C. The co-authors discussed their new book, On the List: Fixing America’s Failing Organ Transplant System, and the Foundation provided educational material on organ and tissue donation.
Among the book signings’s attendees were Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, whose mother-in-law died waiting for a liver transplant; former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson and his family; Tim Wirth, Director of Office of Administration at the White House and former U.S. Senator; Cameron Moody; Matt Flavin, Head of Veterans Affairs; and Congresswoman Shelly Berkley of Nevada.
After the book signing, there was a small reception at Morton’s Steakhouse which was joined by New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg and Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter, among others.