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American Resilience 2020: A Humankind Special

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From deep recession to global warming, terrorism to pandemic illness, a remarkable confluence of challenges calls America to summon its inner strengths.

But this is not the first time our nation has faced a heavy burden.

In this program, you’ll hear famed FDR historian William LeuchtenburgStephen Flynn, an expert on crisis preparedness; psychologists Barbara Fredickson of the University of N. Carolina/Chapel Hill and Nancy Molitior of the American Psychological Association; and others.

Also hear archival audio from the Great Depression to President Obama.  

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