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School for Compassion
Stewart Brand, founder and publisher of “The Whole Earth” catalogue, sets forth the vision behind his “school for compassionate skills” designed to teach the fine art of “uncommon courtesy” and being a “do-gooder.”
We visit one of television’s first superstars, comedian Sid Caesar, who battled back from addiction and physical illness by learning how to appreciate and enjoy.
Surviving Auschwitz through Faith
Viktor Frankl in Vienna tells how, as a Jewish psychiatrist, he was imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz.
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.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is heard on Part 1 in a dialogue recorded at Harvard University.
Charlie Starbuck, an affable tax attorney, single-handedly has increased the “canopy” of San Francisco by planting more than 7,500 trees, as part of the movement known as Friends of the Urban Forest.
When a gifted artist and media producer near Los Angeles is stricken with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), a community of friends comes together to support him as he develops ingenious ways to continue creating his art work, even without the use of his limbs.
The UN’s Optimist in Residence
Robert Muller, Assistant Secretary General of the UN, radiates faith and positive thinking as the only antidote to bleakness in our world.
The Unabomber’s Brother
Social worker David Kaczynski tells how he reached the horrible conclusion that his older brother Ted was the Unabomber and felt obliged to notify authorities, even though it could lead to a death sentence for his brother.
Exploring a fascinating philosophy of community and spiritual service, this documentary visits a hospice where all staff are volunteers and all patients receive care free of charge.
A television filmmaker who travels the world in search of heroic organizations shares audio excerpts of his journey and describes how he’s been touched by encounters with people who perform extraordinary acts of service
War, Peace, and Human Rights
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.
Women of Faith
Actress Joanne Hamlin looks at the role of outstanding women in America’s spiritual history.