Humankind Evergreen

Series produced by Humankind

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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.

How do we hold on to our humanity in times of fast-paced change? Public radio's award-winning Humankind presents stories and ideas of the doers and dreamers who strive to make our planet a more humane place.

Through David Freudberg’s moving documentaries and dialogues, we hear the voices of community: visionaries, peacemakers, health and education leaders, practitioners of spirituality and simplicity, environmental champions, grass roots activists, scholars and many others.

Listen to the journalism of hope and humanity -- told from all walks of life.


26 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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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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SEGMENT 1: Jonathan Star took twelve years to master the nuances of ancient Chinese in his quest to produce a remarkably lucid and evocative Englis...

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


  • Added: Apr 05, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 22
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SEGMENT 1: An American pediatric brain surgeon describes his remarkable recent journey to Africa, where he volunteered to perform highly specialize...

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


  • Added: Apr 05, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 24
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SEGMENT 1: We consider a fascinating, but often overlooked dimension of the history of World War I – the role of Conscientious Objectors who refuse...

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


  • Added: Apr 05, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 23
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SEGMENT 1: Donna Hicks, author of Dignity, recounts her experiences as an international conflict mediator that led her to an understanding of how a...

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


  • Added: Apr 05, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
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SEGMENT 1: We examine a fascinating chapter of American history: a federal agency known as Freedmen's Bureau, which helped hundreds of thousands of...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KERA, WWNO, KWIT, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 20