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.


30 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 WSKG, KTOO, KICI, Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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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 KTOO, WSKG, KICI, Morehead State Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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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 WSKG, KICI, Red River Radio Network, WUTC, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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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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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 WVTF, WSKG, KICI, Yellowstone Public Radio, KERA and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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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 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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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 WSKG, WUTC, KKWE Niijii Radio, KICI, Morehead State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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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 25, 2018
  • 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 WSKG, KICI, Yellowstone Public Radio, WUTC, KERA and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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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 WSKG, Morehead State Public Radio, KICI, Yellowstone Public Radio, KERA and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 9
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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 KICI, WSKG, Yellowstone Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WUTC and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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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
Caption: Dorothy Day
We profile Dorothy Day -- a remarkable 20th century figure: journalist and founder of the “Catholic Worker” movement, which established soup kitche...

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


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
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SEGMENT 1: Outnumbering physicians 6 to 1, nurses are the front line of American health care and spend more time with patients, but work grueling s...

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


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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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: 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: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 9
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SEGMENT 1: We hear from westerners who have embraced the introspective tradition of Sufism, which offers a dimension of Islam that is universalist,...

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


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Segment 1: Medical and other experts have long known that there is a direct benefit to eating a healthy diet consisting primarily of fresh fruits a...

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


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Segment 1: We visit a shelter at Seattle’s Mission for a rich exchange with a formerly homeless man who feels the spiritual care he received from m...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WUTC, Yellowstone Public Radio, KERA, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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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, WUTC, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WUMB, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12