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After Effects of War with Christal Presley    189 

After Effects of War with Christal Presley
Christal Presley, an English teacher in Virginia who experienced "secondary trauma" in response to the extreme behavior of her father, a Vietnam-era veteran with PTSD, tells how the family began a journey of recovery. [more]
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Aging Gracefully    103 

Aging Gracefully
The human survival instinct prods us to outlast afflictions and, if circumstances permit, to reach old age. Nothing, of course, could be more quintessentially natural than aging. Physician Andrew Weil gives his views on healthy longevity in which older people come to accept the challenges and discover the rewards of aging, plus a look at Okinawa home to the highest percentage on earth of people who live to be 100. [more]
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Ahmed Kathrada    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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Alexander Keyssar: Voting rights and the Civil War (15 mins)    208,209 

Alexander Keyssar: Voting rights and the Civil War (15 mins)
Harvard professor and historian Alexander Keyssar considers voting rights-- and voter suppression-- in pre- and post- Civil War America. [more]

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American Resilience    139, 140 

American Resilience
Historians and others tell how the American journey has often required of citizens the courage to rebound from deep challenges, including stories of the extraordinary hardiness shown by people during the crisis of the Great Depression. Also, an exploration of the capacity for resilience and adaptation that Americans must summon in this time of deep recession and other perils including terrorism, global warming, and pandemic illness. [more]
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Answering The Need    126, 127 

Answering The Need
With the tightening economy, increased middle class anxiety, home foreclosures and lengthening lines at soup kitchens throughout the United States, more and more and more Americans will be relying on the good will of their neighbors. This documentary examines why people decide to offer their time and money to answer the need. [more]
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Avoiding Burnout with David Allen    206 

Avoiding Burnout with David Allen
Based on decades of coaching high-powered executives, best-selling author David Allen describes key techniques for managing our personal rhythms, carving out reflection time and avoiding the trap of burnout. [more]
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Barbara Ehrenreich    71 

Barbara Ehrenreich
The plight of Americans who still live in poverty, despite working full-time (perhaps even more than one job), is examined by award-winning author Barbara Ehrenreich. [more]
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Barely Getting By: Stories of America's Working Poor    119, 120 

Barely Getting By: Stories of America's Working Poor
In a country as wealthy as the United States, "working poor" should be a contradiction in terms. But tens of millions of Americans fall into that category – affecting a growing population of children. [more]
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Bernard Lown: The Lost Art of Healing    23 

Bernard Lown: The Lost Art of Healing
An elderly physician and Nobel Peace Prize-winner, Bernard Lown, pleads for a revolution in health care that would place greater emphasis on personal interaction between doctor and patient. [more]
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Beyond War: Part 1    62, 63 

Beyond War: Part 1
The human costs of war are discussed by patients in a veterans hospital, a newspaper war correspondent, a Brigadier General, historians and others who consider the psychological impact of mass violence. [more]
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Beyond War: Part 2    64, 65 

Beyond War: Part 2
We explore the beliefs, challenges and successes of people who "wage peace" including accounts -- from Yugoslavia to South Africa -- of non-violent movements that ousted unjust leaders. A 9/11 family member and others explain their view that American society has become too militaristic, while neglecting domestic needs. Also, comments by Academy Award-winner Haskell Wexler on how our media shape public awareness of the military. [more]
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Beyond War: Part 3    67, 68 

Beyond War: Part 3
Can International courtrooms, like the current Yugoslav tribunal in The Hague, offer a viable way of enforcing human rights and punishing tyrants - without resorting to armed conflict? [more]
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Bill Siemering: Radio Bridges    78 

Bill Siemering: Radio Bridges
We hear excerpts of radio in some developing countries, where local broadcasting gives people a voice -- and a taste of democracy -- that can help to heal long-standing conflicts. [more]
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Bo Lozoff    121 

Bo Lozoff
Bo Lozoff, A teacher and singer who has visited more than eleven-hundred U-S prisons – trying to uplift inmates many of whom he says don't belong there,believes that even while incaracerated, a person can become free. [more]
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Bob Massie’s Survival Story    191 

Bob Massie’s Survival Story
The remarkable survival story of Bob Massie, an Episcopal minister who somehow walked through one life-threatening illness after another, and whose many challenges deepened his appreciation for life – and for the suffering of others. [more]
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Bolder Giving    179 

Bolder Giving
Some people give no charity at all. But of Americans who do, the average family donation is 2-3% per year. This program examines how people arrive at the amount of their charitable contributions, where the money is contributed to, and what holds donors back from giving more, especially if they could afford to without hardship. [more]
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Breaking the Cycle    197 

Breaking the Cycle
The stories of people in recovery from alcoholism, who had to work through denial and sometimes harsh consequences on the road to sobriety, which can present its own ongoing emotional challenges. [more]
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Building Community with Millard Fuller    10 

Building Community with Millard Fuller
The remarkable international effort to build "homes and hope" by marshalling the energies of young people, church communities and others, is described by Habitat for Humanity founder Millard Fuller. [more]
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Catching Up with Granny D    73,74 

Catching Up with Granny D
"Catching Up with Granny D." As part of the Public Radio Collaboration "Who's Democracy Is It?", Humankind presents a lively, hour-long profile of "Granny D," (Mrs. Doris Haddock of Dublin, New Hampshire). Famous for her 14-month walk across the United States to promote campaign finance reform, she is a fascinating American original. [more]

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Cathrine Sneed: The Garden Project    14 

Cathrine Sneed: The Garden Project
Step inside the garden of Cathrine Sneed, a prison social worker, who has found that when inmates leave their cells and connect with nature their rate of recidivism drops. [more]
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Walking through the Storm (Complete Series, 5 CDs)     

Walking through the Storm (Complete Series, 5 CDs)
These four, sound-rich documentaries include leading cancer experts and moving first-person accounts by survivors. It’s thought provoking and inspiring. Free audio excerpts are available for each of the CDs below. [more]

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Chaplains    169 

Chaplains
Facing a personal crisis, hospital patients and their loved ones often receive needed emotional support from a quiet army of chaplains, who are skilled at empathetic listening to people gripped by difficult and confusing emotions. [more]
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Checks and Balances    105, 106 

Checks and Balances
At a time when polls consistently show most Americans believe our country is "on the wrong track," this one-hour documentary examines the remarkable system conceived by the Founders to restrain excess in democracy [more]
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Children Left Behind    87,88 

Children Left Behind
The moving stories of two young adults who have incarcerated parents and who endured unpleasant visits to prison as well as the heavy emotional baggage of having a loved one taken from them at a young age. (Part 1) [more]
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Children's Advocate Jonathan Kozol    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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Civilians: Bearing the Brunt of War    145 

Civilians: Bearing the Brunt of War
With the majority of wartime casualties inflicted on civilians not involved in combat, we consider ways to serve and heal a population that has become victims, through no fault of their own. [more]
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The Climate-Friendly Food Guide    181 

The Climate-Friendly Food Guide
Download the Climate-Friendly Food Guide for free! This explains the diet-climate link, ways to eat more sustainably, delicious recipes and more! Tell your friends! [more]

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Collegiate Community Service    48 

Collegiate Community Service
Hoping to imbue students with values that transcend traditional academic content, many colleges now offer "service learning" programs where students gain valuable real-life experience in efforts to help the community. [more]
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Community Food Bank    193 

Community Food Bank
We hear the moving story of Kathleen DiChiara, suburban housewife who became very concerned about human hunger in the 1970s. This motivated her to start collecting food at church, and eventually other sites, and then to organize distribution to people in the nearby inner city. [more]
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