From 1952, Oscar-winning actress Helen Hayes explains that in spite of her theatrical success, it took the death of her daughter to teach her the interdependence of humanity and the need for more compassion.
Helen Keller learned to communicate through the eyes and ears of others after a fever left her deaf and blind as an infant. The author, activist and lecturer discusses her vision of faith and how it gives her hope for the future of mankind.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Ralph Bunche had a "poor and hard life," having lost both of his parents as a young child. But he was raised by his grandmother, a woman of principle, who taught Bunche the simple lessons that became the foundation of his beliefs.
Long-time NAACP Executive Secretary and civil rights activist Walter White was inspired by his parents as well as Jesus and Gandhi to believe in upholding moral principles and committing to human equality.
The late Baseball Hall of Famer Bobby Doerr believed in what he called “doing good in order to deserve good.” The former Red Sox second baseman said he’d rather do things that help his teammates and his family succeed instead of simply benefiting himself. He passed away on November 13, 2017.
From the 1950s series, bestselling writer Louise Dickinson Rich tells how a family tragedy challenged her notions of strength and independence. But when she accepted the help of her neighbors, Rich found a greater connection to humanity.
Theodor Benfey is a scientist who believes the fields of both science and religion must stay open in searching for truth. Benfey believes that God is the ultimate force of truth and that love is the path of the self to God, so therefore, he finds that it is love that binds him to God and the ultimate truth.