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Renewables 213 Renewables
Renewable energy (including low-carbon sources like solar and wind) is rapidly shifting to a higher profile sector of the way Americans derive electricity to power homes and workplaces. (Series: Humankind)
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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. (Series: Humankind)
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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. (Series: Humankind)
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Room to Read 150 Room to Read
After John Wood trekked through Nepal and saw under-educated children, he quit his job as a Microsoft executive and founded Room to Read, a nonprofit that has now established more than 9,000 libraries aimed at spreading literacy in developing nations worldwide. (Series: Humankind)
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Encore Careers 137 Encore Careers
Although many people crave the break from daily work they receive upon retirement, in some cases the experience of an "endless vacation" eventually causes individuals to feel purposeless. They often feel lonely and depressed, drifting with too much spare time in which to think about their physical ailments. With the erosion of savings caused by the economic downturn starting in 2008, many seniors seeking extra income will now be moving back into the work force. (Series: Humankind)
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The Present Moment with Jon Kabat-Zinn 123, 124 The Present Moment with Jon Kabat-Zinn
Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the renowned Stress Reduction Clinic at the Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School, discusses how the technique of "mindfulness" can be physically and mentally therapeutic. (Series: Humankind)
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Radioactive 211, 212 Radioactive
Hear nuclear experts pro and con, an emergency room physician, and a variety of voices telling the story of a controversial reactor in Vermont. (Series: Humankind)
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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. 91 Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Who was Francis of Assisi and why is he relevant to us today? What secrets do the mysteries of nature hold? (Series: Humankind)
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