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Thich Nhat Hanh In this period of reflection on the fall of Saigon in 1975, Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hahn, a best-selling author and Zen master who teaches part-time in the U.S., describes lessons he learned about peacemaking from the war. (Series: Humankind) Hear a free excerpt
Humor and Health (CD 3) Part A: Hear professional comedians who are cancer survivors and learn the health benefits of humor and laughter.
Part B: Playwrights who’ve used the stage for humor and poignant insight about their journeys through illness. (Series: Part of "Walking through the Storm" Series) Hear a free excerpt
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. (Series: Humankind) Hear a free excerpt
The Good Classroom with Mike Rose UCLA education professor and author Mike Rose believes we disserve youth by narrowing the focus of public education to whether schools train their students to be competitive members of the work force. (Series: Humankind) Hear a free excerpt
The Clash of Science and Ethics We consider the clash of science and ethics, based on a recently published history detailing how a notorious weapon, napalm, was developed at a major American university, with little concern for human consequences. (Series: Humankind) Hear a free excerpt