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Hope in Action Rather than dwell on self-defeating pessimism, some environmental experts are focusing on powerful local initiatives as well as steps individuals can take toward a future that is both sustainable and attainable.
Also, a conversation with Bill Moomaw, one of the world’s leading climate scientists, and his wife Margot Moomaw, a consultant on energy use by homeowners, about the gorgeous all-solar house they built in an effort to live a climate-friendly life. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
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. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
Maestro Barenboim’s Peace Mission Legendary classical music conductor Daniel Barenboim, an Israeli, is profiled along with several gifted young musicians in the unique Arab-Israeli orchestra he founded along with his close Palestinian friend, the late Columbia Univ. literature professor Edward Said. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
Journey for Recovery (CD 1) Part A: Cancer patients confront their fears – real and imagined; and a scientific look at the mind/body connection.
Part B: How relaxation exercises and healing imagery can diminish cancer pain; and the health benefits of keeping a personal diary. (Series: Part of "Walking through the Storm" Series)
Justice Denied In this documentary ‘Justice Denied’, we explore how federal courts enforced fugitive slave laws. Historians, actors and legal scholars re-create the famous case of a young escaped slave who was sent back by a Boston judge, provoking America’s largest abolitionist protest. Pulitzer Prize-winning Lincoln historian Eric Foner chronicles the Dred Scott decision (often derided as the Supreme Court’s worst ruling), which held that black people have “no rights” and aggravated tensions between north and south, setting the stage for the bloody Civil War. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
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. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
Oral Lee Brown What happened to a group of inner city 1st graders in Oakland, CA when a local realtor said she'd pay for their college education, if they graduated from high school? (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
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. (Series: Humankind)