Humankind: American Resilience

ON PUBLIC RADIO 89.5 HD1 – This week's Documentary of the Week examines America's resiliency. 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. Historically, how has America risen to the occasion of adversity and bounced back? Hear historians, archival audio from FDR to Obama, psychologists and stories of ordinary Americans.