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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17 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: We examine the power of fasting – a spiritual discipline practiced in many world religions to foster gratitude for the food we’re given ...

Bought by WSKG, KICI, Red River Radio Network, Yellowstone Public Radio, WUTC and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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SEGMENT 1: Low-carbon energy sources like solar and wind are rapidly shifting to a higher percentage of the way Americans power their homes and wor...

Bought by WSKG, KICI, Yellowstone Public Radio, WVTF, WUTC and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Written and Produced by David Freudberg, in association with WGBH. This one-hour Humankind documentary examines how America responded to a massive ...

Bought by WVAS, WLPR, WWNO, KCPW, Morehead State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 57
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SEGMENT 1: Author and prison therapist Robin Casarjian reframes the act of forgiveness not to condone hurtful behavior, but as a shift in perceptio...

Bought by KICI, KKWE Niijii Radio, KERA, Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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SEGMENT 1: In a health care setting, where serious illness may be on the line, what does it mean for a provider to listen attentively? We examine t...

Bought by KICI, KKWE Niijii Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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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 Morehead State Public Radio, KICI, KERA, KUOW, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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We profile Dorothy Day — a remarkable 20th century figure: journalist and founder of the “Catholic Worker” movement, which established soup kitchen...

Bought by KGNU, KOSU, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, WYSO, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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SEGMENT 1: For Christmas week, we reprise the touching story of Mattie Stepanek, recorded at age 12 when he was already a N.Y. Times best-selling a...

Bought by KICI, WUTC, Yellowstone Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, KERA and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
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SEGMENT 1: What are the psychological, social and spiritual needs of people entering the final chapter of life? We hear tales and reflections from ...

Bought by KICI, Yellowstone Public Radio, WUTC, WUMB, KERA and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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SEGMENT 1: Although central to our democracy, the American right to vote has evolved only gradually, as freed slaves, women and civil rights activi...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WUTC, KERA, Peconic Public Broadcasting, Morehead State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13