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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: In Black History Month, we examine a fascinating chapter of American history: a federal agency known as Freedmen's Bureau, which helped ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Written and Produced by David Freudberg, in association with WGBH. This one-hour Humankind documentary examines how America responded to a massive ...

Bought by KALW, WUMB, WITF, WCBE, KUT and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 43
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SEGMENT 1: Author and prison therapist Robin Casarjian reframes the act of forgiveness not to condone hurtful behavior, but as a shift in perceptio...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, WCAI / WNAN, KTOO, Morehead State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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SEGMENT 1: In time for MLK Day, we look back at the stunning display of forgiveness and nonviolence by the traumatized family members of Mother Ema...

Bought by WUTC, Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, KERA, KTOO and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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SEGMENT 1: In a health care setting, where serious illness may be on the line, what does it mean for a provider to listen attentively? We examine t...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, WCAI / WNAN, KUOW, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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SEGMENT 1: On a sparkling lake in Maine, an extraordinary experiment in how to establish respectful dialogue in heated conflicts is flourishing at ...

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


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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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...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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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: Dec 21, 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,...

Bought by KUOW and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • 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...

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


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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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...

Bought by KERA, KUOW, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WUMB, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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SEGMENT 1: We journey to two California jails where prisoners, often from traumatic backgrounds, volunteer to study ways of practicing human compas...

Bought by KERA, KUOW, WCAI / WNAN, Red River Radio Network, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dorothy Day
We profile Dorothy Day — a remarkable 20th century figure: journalist and founder of the “Catholic Worker” movement, which established soup kitchen...

Bought by KMXT and KTOO


  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Produced in association with WGBH/Boston. As the health care debate continues, we take a provocative look at the Canadian system, which covers all ...

Bought by WUMB, KQED, WCPN, WGCU, Maine Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
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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 WUTC, Yellowstone Public Radio, KERA, KKWE Niijii Radio, WUMB and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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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...

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


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 9
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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...

Bought by WUTC, Yellowstone Public Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KUOW and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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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 ...

Bought by WUTC, Yellowstone Public Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, KUOW, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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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 WUTC, Yellowstone Public Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, KUOW, KERA and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9