Humankind

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  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Each week, public radio’s award-winning HUMANKIND profiles the doers and dreamers who strive to make our planet a more humane and livable place. With host David Freudberg, produced in association with WGBH/Boston.

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Evergreen episodes from the award-winning series that presents voices of hope and humanity, by David Freudberg. Produced in association with WGBH/Boston.

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24 Pieces

Audio documentaries from Human Media and producer David Freudberg.

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Weekly, subscribable series for Humankind, written and hosted by David Freudberg and produced in association with WGBH/Boston.

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A series of four one-hour documentaries that explore the story of peacemakers in various spiritual traditions.


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SEGMENT 1: The problem of American gun violence has been mired for decades in a bitter political stalemate. Here we look past that impasse, and foc...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), WRKF and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 24
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SEGMENT 1: We visit the nation's busiest trauma center (Univ. of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore) to hear how certain low-tech, natural health...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WWNO, KERA, KKWE Niijii Radio, WRKF and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 24
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(Updated to reflect current discussion of 'Medicare for all') Produced in association with WGBH/Boston. As the health care debate continues, we ta...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, WWNO, KERA, WRKF and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Can air as a stand-alone documentary. Joe Biden has pledged to create a presidential commission to look into federal court reform. Here we explore ...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, Nevada Public Radio, WWNO, KERA, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 21, 2021
  • Length: 52:53
  • Purchases: 5
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1st Half: Early Literacy A child's acquisition of language is one of the great wonders of human development. The apparently meaningless sounds bab...

Bought by KERA, WWNO, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Dec 21, 2021
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Produced by David Freudberg in association with WGBH/Boston. Americans visit the library more often than they go to a movie theater or attend a spo...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WWNO, WRKF, KGNU Boulder, Colo., WLIW and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2021
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 9
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In this documentary, we ask why it is that the wealthiest Americans live as many as fifteen years longer than the poorest. It's a troubling questio...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, KERA, KKWE Niijii Radio, WWNO and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Born to enslaved parents on a Mississippi plantation during the Civil War, Ida B. Wells emerged as a powerful investigative journalist. She overcam...

Bought by WWNO, KERA, Louisville Public Media, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2021
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 10
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SEGMENT 1: We explore the significant benefits of home-cooked meals, including improved family dynamics, greater likelihood of healthy ingredients,...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), WWNO, KERA and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 25
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SEGMENT 1: Medical reformer Rachel Naomi Remen explains a vision of the doctor-patient relationship, in which the patient is viewed not as "broken"...

Bought by WWNO, WRKF, Yellowstone Public Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, Morehead State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 26