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Breaking Down Barriers

Whether at odds over race, religion, ethnicity or hot-button topics like abortion, here are stories of people who found common ground.

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 Ahmed Kathrada Humankind   30 

Ahmed Kathrada
The story of a man who spent 26 years behind bars for opposing S. Africa's apartheid system and who, after release, became a member of Parliament calling for forgiveness as the way to heal racial wounds. [more]
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 Children of One Family Part of Kindred Spirits   KS4-4ab 

Children of One Family
If you are concerned with the need for more racial and religious harmony, this program is for you. [more]
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 Children's Advocate Jonathan Kozol Humankind   27 

Children's Advocate Jonathan Kozol
A visit with educator and National Book Award-winner Jonathan Kozol who continues his decades-long crusade on behalf of children he's met in inner city schools. [more]
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 End of Life Dialogues Humankind   22 

End of Life Dialogues
A mediator relates how Colorado residents on both sides of the ethical debate about end of life questions were able to find common ground on the need to improve compassionate care for patients who are gravely ill. [more]
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 Equal Ground Humankind   3 

Equal Ground
The moving tale of the late Mae Bertha Carter, a sharecropper who raised thirteen children and also stood firm -- against harassment -- in her quest to integrate public schools in Sunflower County, Mississippi. [more]
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 High School Tolerance and Optimism Humankind   26 

High School Tolerance and Optimism
High School and College-aged winners of the Laws of Life essay contest tell personal stories about tolerance, optimism, family and other values they feel are essential to leading a life of meaning and integrity. [more]
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 Janet Connors Humankind   155 

Janet Connors
A mother in Boston, who faced the horrific news that her 19 year old son was murdered in a home invasion, preaches forgiveness with accountability, a message she now incorporates in mediating conflicts among students in public schools. [more]
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 JoBeth Walt Humankind   38 

JoBeth Walt
A woman who was severely burned in an accident reveals her personal journey of healing and self-acceptance and describes what she's learned from working with young people who are also coping with burns. [more]
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 Journey of the Deaf-Blind Humankind   138 

Journey of the Deaf-Blind
We hear the story of Mary Gillespie, a woman born with normal hearing and vision, but who developed several illnesses starting at age ten. Gradually, she became deaf-blind. Now living in Los Angeles, Mary is a regular volunteer at the Braille Institute, where we recorded this remarkable episode of Humankind. [more]
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 Julie Goschalk Humankind   33 

Julie Goschalk
How the daughter of two holocaust survivors ventured into formal dialogues with children of Nazi-era Germans and what they learned from each other in a new era. [more]
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 Meeting Hate with Love: Stories of King and Gandhi Humankind   111, 112 

Meeting Hate with Love: Stories of King and Gandhi
This documentary features recent interviews with associates of Martin Luther King Jr. and his role model, Mahatma Gandhi, on their philosophy of nonviolent social change, plus archival audio. [more]
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 Peace Camp Humankind   5 

Peace Camp
We travel to a summer camp on a sparkling lake in Maine where teenagers from the Middle East play sports together. [more]
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 Peacemakers Special Packages   PM 

Peacemakers
The Art of Making Peace: As a counterpoint to the tide of violence and militarism, these unsung peace heroes tell of dramatic breakthroughs in efforts to prevent bloodshed and promote human understanding. 10-half-hour segments [more]

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 Rubin Carter's Hurricane Humankind   166, 167 

Rubin Carter's Hurricane
As dramatized in a Bob Dylan song and 'The Hurricane' starring Denzel Washington, ex-prize fighter Rubin Carter tells how he was wrongly convicted of a triple homicide and ultimately exonerated by a federal judge, and trained his mind in prison to transcend hatred. After a court declared his murder conviction a miscarriage of justice, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter has been a tireless advocate for other wrongly-convicted inmates who face an uphill battle behind bars, in a nation that imprisons more people than any other. [more]
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 Special Children Part of Kindred Spirits   KS3-2b 

Special Children
Albert T. Murphy comments compassionately on lessons gained from his life's work with special needs children and helping their parents cope. [more]
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 Tracy Gary Humankind   36 

Tracy Gary
The founder of over a dozen charities, Tracy Gary (heiress to two large fortunes), describes her vision of philanthropy as an antidote for narcissism that can bring people together. [more]
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 Uncommon Ground: Part 1 & 2 Humankind   42,43 

Uncommon Ground: Part 1 & 2
At a time when some Democrats are looking for less divisive ways to frame the debate over abortion, this documentary features women on both sides who found "uncommon ground." [more]
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 William Ury Humankind   50 

William Ury
The coauthor of "Getting to Yes," a classic on negotiation, maintains that conflict is inevitable -- and sometimes desirable -- but that violent confrontation can be much more easily prevented than is commonly believed. [more]
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