Alan Rabinowitz: Speaking for the Endangered

As a child, Alan would whisper to jaguars at the zoo… because with his severe stutter, he couldn’t talk to people at all.  He swore to them that if he ever overcame his handicap, he would become their voice among humans.

Alan Rabinowitz: Speaking for the Endangered

As a child, Alan would whisper to jaguars at the zoo… because with his severe stutter, he couldn’t talk to people at all.  He swore to them that if he ever overcame his handicap, he would become their voice among humans.

Richard Mollica: Helping Heal Invisible Wounds

What could you do to help victims of the world’s worst crimes?  One man used his background in psychology to help those impacted by mass violence and torture– and eventually created a model replicated throughout the world.      

Richard Mollica: Helping Heal Invisible Wounds

What could you do to help victims of the world’s worst crimes?  One man used his background in psychology to help those impacted by mass violence and torture– and eventually created a model replicated throughout the world.      

Sherry Rehman: Standing Up to Extremists

As a journalist and politician, Sherry fought censorship, the oppression of minorities, and religious intolerance. Several times, she was labeled an apostate and a target for assassination. Meet Pakistan’s new ambassador to the U.S..            

Sherry Rehman: Standing Up to Extremists

As a journalist and politician, Sherry fought censorship, the oppression of minorities, and religious intolerance. Several times, she was labeled an apostate and a target for assassination. Meet Pakistan’s new ambassador to the U.S..            

Dexter Filkins: Reporting on The Long War

Everybody has an opinion about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq — but very few have risked their life to understand them.  One reporter in particular spent years alongside soldiers, warlords and insurgents to bring back the real story.  

Dexter Filkins: Reporting on The Long War

Everybody has an opinion about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq — but very few have risked their life to understand them.  One reporter in particular spent years alongside soldiers, warlords and insurgents to bring back the real story.  

Ari Honarvar: Turning Persian Poetry into Art

As a girl, Ari studied Persian poetry and calligraphy in the magnificent historical city of Shiraz. When the Iran-Iraq war started, she moved to the U.S. — but today she paints the poems that inspired her as a child.  

Ari Honarvar: Turning Persian Poetry into Art

As a girl, Ari studied Persian poetry and calligraphy in the magnificent historical city of Shiraz. When the Iran-Iraq war started, she moved to the U.S. — but today she paints the poems that inspired her as a child.  

Jerilyn Brusseau: Planting a Tree for Peace

In 1969 U.S. servicemember Daniel Cheney was killed in Vietnam. His sister Jerilyn was heartbroken– but instead of allowing her sorrow to turn into hatred, she vowed to find a way to build bridges of peace.        

Jerilyn Brusseau: Planting a Tree for Peace

In 1969 U.S. servicemember Daniel Cheney was killed in Vietnam. His sister Jerilyn was heartbroken– but instead of allowing her sorrow to turn into hatred, she vowed to find a way to build bridges of peace.        

Chen Da-zheng: Helping Protesters Escape Prison

Chen was a successful Hong Kong businessman with links to the Chinese underworld. But through his money and connections, Chen and others helped dozens of wanted dissidents quietly escape China after the Tiananmen Square protests.             Some

Chen Da-zheng: Helping Protesters Escape Prison

Chen was a successful Hong Kong businessman with links to the Chinese underworld. But through his money and connections, Chen and others helped dozens of wanted dissidents quietly escape China after the Tiananmen Square protests.             Some