| Teaching Nonviolence
We travel to the Maryland high school classroom of Colman McCarthy, a former Washington Post columnist who now devotes most of his time to challenging high school students to think about alternatives to warfare.
| War, Peace & Human Rights with Benjamin Ferencz
For sixty years, the quest to create a world where war is unnecessary has preoccupied international law advocate Benjamin Ferencz, a former war crimes prosecutor and global activist.
| Peace-building with Louise Diamond
A veteran negotiator in world hot-spots including the Middle East, Louise Diamond practices a citizens-based diplomacy that sometimes finds cooperation at the grass roots level, even when governments are hostile.
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
| 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.
| Let There Be Peace on Earth
Songwriter Jill Jackson Miller tells the history of the song and how she and her husband composed "Let there be Peace," and members of a contemporary high school chorus describe the song's special meaning in the age of terrorism.
| 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.
| Nonviolent Communication
It's been said that we've learned how to speak but not necessarily how to communicate. Rarely are we taught the art of deep listening or how to respond to someone without accusation or blame or the ability to articulate our own needs without putting others on the defensive.
| 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?
| Peace Camp
We travel to a summer camp on a sparkling lake in Maine where teenagers from the Middle East play sports together.