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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SEGMENT 1: The inspiring tale of a woman who felt called to help hungry people in New Jersey, initially by distributing food from her car and now, ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WYAP, WSKG, KTOO, KICI and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
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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 WKAR, KTOO, WSKG, KICI, Morehead State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12
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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 Red River Radio Network, WWNO, WKAR, KUHF, KGNU and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
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SEGMENT 1: We examine the provocative ideas of Anthony de Mello, an Indian-born Catholic priest and philosopher, whose books have touched millions,...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KERA, Yellowstone Public Radio, WUTC, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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 Red River Radio Network, WKAR, 'The Sea', Morehead State Public Radio, KICI and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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David Kaczynski was hailed as an American hero after notifying authorities that he'd come to suspect his estranged brother Ted as the Unabomber. In...

Bought by KERA, Red River Radio Network, Yellowstone Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, WUTC and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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 Red River Radio Network, Yellowstone Public Radio, WWNO, KERA, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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SEGMENT 1: In time for MLK Day, we look back at the stunning display of forgiveness and nonviolence by the traumatized family members of Mother Ema...

Bought by KVSC, WRGY, Yellowstone Public Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KPSQ-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 26
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SEGMENT 1: George Mumford has trained superstar athletes, including basketball greats Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant in how mental focus can enhanc...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WSKG, KICI, Red River Radio Network, WUTC and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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SEGMENT 1: We consider the fascinating history and profound philosophy of Quakerism, which has been present from the founding of America and remain...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WKAR, WVTF, WSKG, KICI and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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SEGMENT 1: Author Eileen Flanagan discusses her powerful essay on the lessons about life that can be derived from parenting – patience, uncondition...

Bought by WSKG, KKWE Niijii Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, WUTC, KICI and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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SEGMENT 1: We trace the extraordinary history of Alcoholics Anonymous, a worldwide movement founded in the U.S. during the Great Depression, when t...

Bought by WSKG, Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, and KERA


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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 Red River Radio Network, WKAR, WWNO, WSKG, KICI and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12
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SEGMENT 1: A remarkable string of many illnesses since childhood sensitized Rev. Bob Massie to human distress and deepened his commitment to helpin...

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


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
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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 Red River Radio Network, WWNO, Morehead State Public Radio, KICI, WSKG and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
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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 Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, and KERA


  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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SEGMENT 1: A return visit to the Seeds of Peace summer camp, when teenagers from opposing sides of conflict regions, including the Middle East, arr...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WUTC, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WUMB and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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SEGMENT 1: There’s a kind of mystery in sitting calmly, patiently, attentively and tuning into someone else’s personal story – their experience and...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KERA and more


  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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SEGMENT 1: Intense competition for college has produced an epidemic of stressed out students, with elevated rates of cheating, abuse of "study drug...

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


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 9
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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 Peconic Public Broadcasting, Red River Radio Network, KKWE Niijii Radio, WUTC, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14