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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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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1st Half: EARLY LITERACY. Produced in association with WGBH/Boston. We examine the importance of early literacy, which can set a child on a path f...

Bought by KUHF, NPR Now, 90.5 WESA, WAMU, WHYY and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2020
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 13
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SEGMENT 1: Best-selling author David Allen explores how a person's optimistic (or pessimistic) frame of mind can become a powerful "self-fulfilling...

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


  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 18
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Produced by David Freudberg in association with WGBH/Boston. The American Library Association reports that most libraries have re-opened, with Cove...

Bought by NPR Now, Colorado Public Radio, WAMU, KJZZ, KCPW Salt Lake City and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2020
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 20
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Segment 1: A look at the profession of Public Defenders, who with scant resources and drastically limited time, try to provide basic legal represen...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio, WRKF, KKWE Niijii Radio, KERA, KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
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SEGMENT 1: Family therapist and Harvard lecturer Richard Weissbourd discusses how to help children find their moral compass, the 'achievement craze...

Bought by WWNO, WRKF, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), KUNM, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 24
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SEGMENT 1: We journey to two California jails where prisoners, often from traumatic backgrounds, volunteer to study ways of practicing human compas...

Bought by WRKF, Yellowstone Public Radio, KERA, KICI Iowa City, WLIW and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
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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 WNMU-FM, Maine Public Radio, KZYX, KUHF, WLRH and more


  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 76
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Produced by David Freudberg in association with WGBH/Boston. Patients often complain about rushed doctor visits and, of course, the cost of medical...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, WAMU, KJZZ, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., Nevada Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 10
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SEGMENT 1: Most people regard forgiveness to be a virtue worth striving for, but author/teacher Robin Casarjian explains how forgiving the miscondu...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, WLIW, KERA and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
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SEGMENT 1: In a world given to so much brutality, it would be easy to underestimate the impact of basic human compassion in actually resolving stri...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Morehead State Public Radio, WLIW, KERA, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 17