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Humankind

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  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Each week, public radio’s award-winning HUMANKIND profiles the doers and dreamers who strive to make our planet a more humane and livable place. With host David Freudberg, produced in association with WGBH/Boston.

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SEGMENT 1: Outnumbering physicians 6 to 1, nurses are the front line of American health care and spend more time with patients, but work grueling s...

Bought by Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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SEGMENT 1: For Christmas week, we reprise the touching story of Mattie Stepanek, recorded at age 12 when he was already a N.Y. Times best-selling a...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
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SEGMENT 1: Most people regard forgiveness to be a virtue worth striving for, but author/teacher Robin Casarjian explains how forgiving the miscondu...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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SEGMENT 1: The heir to the Oscar Mayer fortune, Chuck Collins, examines income inequality, sustainable local economies and his personal journey in ...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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SEGMENT 1: In a world given to so much brutality, it would be easy to underestimate the impact of basic human compassion in actually resolving stri...

Bought by WUMB and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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SEGMENT 1: We consider the plight of tens of millions of Americans in families and relationships with alcoholics. How does the destabilizing influe...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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SEGMENT 1: Daniel Goleman, best-selling author and former N.Y. Times science reporter, describes emerging brain research that shows we are wired to...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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SEGMENT 1: In time for Veterans Day weekend, we hear profiles of American soldiers who, after military service, returned home to face another battl...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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SEGMENT 1: New research suggests that people who actively cultivate gratefulness in their lives enhance both their peace of mind and become physica...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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SEGMENT 1: We profile a new citizens movement, Mothers Out Front, who strive to cut their own carbon footprint, as well that of the communities whe...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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SEGMENT 1: Stacy Palmer, long-time editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy, discusses the nonprofit sector (which employs one in ten Americans) and...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WUMB, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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SEGMENT 1: A conversation with Jon Kabat-Zinn, a pioneering medical researcher into the physical and emotional effects of stress, as well as the he...

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, KERA, KUOW, WCAI / WNAN, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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SEGMENT 1: What are the psychological, social and spiritual needs of people entering the final chapter of life? We hear tales and reflections from ...

Bought by WUMB, KERA, WCAI / WNAN, KUOW, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Dorothy Day
We profile Dorothy Day -- a remarkable 20th century figure: journalist and founder of the “Catholic Worker” movement, which established soup kitche...

Bought by KERA, KUOW, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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SEGMENT 1: Donna Hicks, author of Dignity, recounts her experiences as an international conflict mediator that led her to an understanding of how a...

Bought by WUTC, Yellowstone Public Radio, WUMB, KUOW, KERA and more


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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SEGMENT 1: We hear from medical students, who voice concerns about the pace and financial concerns impacting health care, and who strive for warmer...

Bought by WUMB, Yellowstone Public Radio, WUTC, KERA, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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SEGMENT 1: We visit the nation's busiest trauma center (Univ. of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore) to hear how certain low-tech, natural health...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WUMB, WUTC, KERA, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 8
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SEGMENT 1: Jonathan Star took twelve years to master the nuances of ancient Chinese in his quest to produce a remarkably lucid and evocative Englis...

Bought by WUTC, KTOO, KKWE Niijii Radio, KUOW, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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SEGMENT 1: We explore the remarkable popularity of an ancient poet, Jalaluddin Rumi, subject of PBS specials and a popular book stunningly illustra...

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  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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SEGMENT 1: The Prisoners Literature Project, an all-volunteer service based in Berkeley, California, packages and ships books to people who are inc...

Bought by WUMB, Yellowstone Public Radio, WUTC, KTOO, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10