Music for Medicinal Purposes, Surgical Innovations in the Woodshop, Local History Archived in Film and Media, and More, January 2010

This episode won in the Human Interest – Program Special category. Congratulations to show producer Aleta Harris, host Nancy Pasternak, and editor Greg Kopp. Programs featured in this episode include the Maryville music program that goes into the hospital rooms of children with cancer to cheer them up; a doctor who is creating state of the art surgical tools; the Washington University Film and Media Archives to explain what goes into making a documentary; a prima ballerina who shares her love of dance with young children; and Bill Patty, a man working to better the poor areas of St. Louis.

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Music for Medicinal Purposes, Surgical Innovations in the Woodshop, Local History Archived in Film and Media, and More, January 2010

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