The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
An estimated one in six children and teenagers will be bullied this year. A new documentary highlights how bullying can trigger a cycle of violence. Diane speaks to the director of the film “Bully,” one of the teenagers who appears in the film, along with a panel of experts.
- Duane Thomas practicing therapist in Baltimore, Maryland, assistant professor, Applied Psychology and Human Development Division of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, and a consultant to the documentary "Speak Up!"
- Dr. Joseph Wright pediatrician, senior vice president, Child Health Advocacy Institute at Children's National Medical Center.
- Lee Hirsch Sundance- and Emmy-award winning filmmaker, directed the documentary "Bully."
- Kelby Johnson a gay teenager from Oklahoma whose story is featured in the documentary "Bully."
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