December 10, 2019 at 5:30 am

Actor, director and activist Tim Robbins joins us to share the details about his new documentary “45 Seconds of Laughter,” and his work to reform the criminal justice system through the arts. For senior citizens, loneliness is common problem that effects physical and mental health. One New York-based company has found a solution to the problem, and they’re using virtual senior centers to facilitate real friendships.

Aired on October 3, 2019 and December 9, 2019. 




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