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Peace Talks Radio: Ralph Bunche - Profile in Peace (59:00/54:00/29:00)[Black History Month Offering]

From: Good Radio Shows, Inc.
Series: Peace Talks Radio: Hour Long Specials
Length: 58:54

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A conversational profile of Ralph Bunche - a sometimes overlooked African-American who excelled in the world of diplomacy. Bunche negotiated tirelessly across the globe for the United Nations for over 25 years after World War 2, winning a Nobel Peace Prize for peacemaking work in the Middle East and helping to bring independence from colonial rule to many Africans and Asians.

Ralphbunche1_small Peace Talks: The radio series about peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution strategies. This is one of many newscast friendly hours that are currently available from Good Radio Shows, Inc. and producer Paul Ingles. In the middle part of the 20th century, if there was a news story about a peacemaking mission around the globe, chances are it contained the name of African-American diplomat Ralph Bunche. A scholar of world affairs and race relations, Bunche was recruited from academia first into the U.S. State Department, then into the fledgling United Nations. He stepped boldly onto the world stage as a peace negotiator and advocate for the liberation of peoples of color from colonial rule. Along the way, he was targeted and cleared of communist allegations, criticized as a pawn of the white establishment, and ultimately heralded as a role model for all in human relations. Today on Peace Talks, a profile in peace featuring Ralph Bunche. We'll highlight just a few chapters from this remarkable life, and try to take away some lessons about peacemaking as we talk with Bunche's UN colleague and biographer Sir Brian Urquhart, William Greaves, a filmmaker who produced a PBS documentary on Bunche, Tonya Covington, a diversity trainer inspired by Bunche, and with Ralph Bunche Jr., son of the late Ralph Bunche.

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Peace Talks: The radio series about peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution strategies. This is one of many newscast friendly hours that are currently available from Good Radio Shows, Inc. and producer Paul Ingles. In the middle part of the 20th century, if there was a news story about a peacemaking mission around the globe, chances are it contained the name of African-American diplomat Ralph Bunche. A scholar of world affairs and race relations, Bunche was recruited from academia first into the U.S. State Department, then into the fledgling United Nations. He stepped boldly onto the world stage as a peace negotiator and advocate for the liberation of peoples of color from colonial rule. Along the way, he was targeted and cleared of communist allegations, criticized as a pawn of the white establishment, and ultimately heralded as a role model for all in human relations. Today on Peace Talks, a profile in peace featuring Ralph Bunche. We'll highlight just a few chapters from this remarkable life, and try to take away some lessons about peacemaking as we talk with Bunche's UN colleague and biographer Sir Brian Urquhart, William Greaves, a filmmaker who produced a PBS documentary on Bunche, Tonya Covington, a diversity trainer inspired by Bunche, and with Ralph Bunche Jr., son of the late Ralph Bunche.

Timing and Cues

00:00:00- 00:00:59 - Open Billboard

59 MINUTE VERSION SEGMENT 1
00:00:00- 00:27:52 - Program Content
OUTCUE TO BREAK: "...after this break."
00:27:53- 00:28:52 - One Minute Music Break

59 MINUTE VERSION SEGMENT 2
00:00:00- 00:29:00 - Program Content
OUTCUE: "...thanks for listening." Music Button.

54 MINUTE VERSION SEGMENT 1
00:00:00- 00:24:20 - Program Content
OUTCUE TO BREAK: "...after this break."
00:24:20- 00:25:20 - One Minute Music Break

54 MINUTE VERSION SEGMENT 2
00:00:00- 00:27:24 - Program Content
OUTCUE: "...thanks for listening." Music Button.

29 MINUTE VERSION
00:00:00- 29:00:00 - Program Content (No breaks)

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