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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: The remarkable survival story of Bob Massie, an Episcopal minister who somehow walked through one life-threatening illness after another...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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SEGMENT 1: We trace the extraordinary history of Alcoholics Anonymous, a worldwide movement founded in the U.S. during the Great Depression, when t...

Bought by KMXT, Red River Radio Network, and KALW


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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SEGMENT 1: George Mumford has trained superstar athletes, including basketball greats Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant in how mental focus can enhanc...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KMXT, Red River Radio Network, and KALW


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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SEGMENT 1: Low-carbon energy sources like solar and wind are rapidly shifting to a higher percentage of the way Americans power their homes and wor...

Bought by KMXT, Red River Radio Network, and KALW


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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SEGMENT 1: We consider the surprising power of simply abstaining from food for a limited period as a spiritual discipline. There is a mystery to th...

Bought by KMXT, Red River Radio Network, and KALW


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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SEGMENT 1: We consider the fascinating history and profound philosophy of Quakerism, which has been present from the founding of America and remain...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KMXT, Red River Radio Network, KALW, and WHRV


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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SEGMENT 1: Bringing up a family has offered author Eileen Flanagan a rich fount of life lessons about patience, knowing when to let go, how to foll...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WUTC, KUOW, KKWE Niijii Radio, WUMB and more


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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SEGMENT 1: Best-selling author David Allen explores how a person's optimistic (or pessimistic) frame of mind can become a powerful "self-fulfilling...

Bought by WUMB, WCAI / WNAN, WUTC, KUOW, KERA and more


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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SEGMENT 1: When a gifted artist and media producer near Los Angeles is stricken with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease), a community of friends comes toget...

Bought by WUMB, WCAI / WNAN, WUTC, Red River Radio Network, KUOW and more


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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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...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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SEGMENT 1: The inspiring tale of a woman who felt called to help hungry people in New Jersey, initially by distributing food from her car and now, ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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SEGMENT 1: Medical reformer Rachel Naomi Remen explains a vision of the doctor-patient relationship, in which the patient is viewed not as "broken"...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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SEGMENT 1: Family therapist and Harvard lecturer Richard Weissbourd discusses how to help children find their moral compass, the 'achievement craze...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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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...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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SEGMENT 1: We examine the provocative ideas of Anthony de Mello, an Indian-born Catholic priest and philosopher, whose books have touched millions,...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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SEGMENT 1: We explore the significant benefits of home-cooked meals, including improved family dynamics, greater likelihood of healthy ingredients,...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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SEGMENT 1: The problem of American gun violence has been mired for decades in a bitter political stalemate. Here we look past that impasse, and foc...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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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...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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SEGMENT 1: David Kaczynski was hailed as an American hero after notifying authorities that he'd come to suspect his estranged brother Ted as the Un...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Segment 1: A look at the profession of Public Defenders, who with scant resources and drastically limited time, try to provide basic legal represen...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2017
  • Length: 59:00