Tuesday, July 12, 2005

PBS specials

For all of y'all who are into PBS, there are two great series' airing this week. The first is based on Jared Diamond's book Guns Germs and Steel, and the second is called the New Heroes:
The New Heroes tells the dramatic stories of 14 daring people from all corners of the globe who, against all odds, are successfully alleviating poverty and illness, combating unemployment and violence, and bringing education, light, opportunity and freedom to poor and marginalized people around the world.

Also known as "social entrepreneurs," they develop innovations that bring life-changing tools and resources to people desperate for viable solutions. What is possible? You'd be surprised. Take a journey into a world where people take action to make a big difference

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