| Alternatives to Violence
The skills we all need for a more peaceful future.
An Audiobook containing 12 half-hour segments.
Listen to the voices of educators, peacemakers, psychologists and others who explain the basics of violence prevention.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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
| 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.
| Conflict Resolution with Tajae Gaynor
Youth leader Tajae Gaynor of the Bronx has dedicated his life to conflict resolution and school mediation activities after he witnessed the senseless stabbing of a friend.
| Dreaming of America Pts. 1 & 2
Americans in line to view the original Constitution, an injured Iraq War veteran, and an NBA basketball star who advocates a more engaged democracy tell of their vision for a better America. Also, more voices on what kind of a future Americans yearn for including a group of young people concerned about preserving the planet and combating global warming, and the editor of YES! Magazine, a journal of positive solutions.
| Healing the Wounds of War
Vietnam veteran Steven Stratford tells the story of his post-traumatic descent into addiction and how, finally in jail, he realized he would have to "replace bad memories with good memories" by returning to Vietnam to help civilians.
| Meeting Hate with Love: Stories of King and Gandhi
This documentary features recent interviews with associates of Martin Luther King Jr. and his role model, Mahatma Gandhi, on their philosophy of nonviolent social change, plus archival audio.