15-01 Segment 1: Behind the scenes at Masterpiece

  Synopsis: The PBS series, Downton Abbey premieres this week, and it’s one in a long line of very popular programs that the network has produced. How do they find shows like Downton Abbey, Sherlock, Brideshead Revisited, and Poldark? What goes into choosing which programs make it on the air? And how has the format for …

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15-01 Segment 2: The Fear of Public Speaking

  Synopsis: Why are people so afraid to give speeches in public? It’s the cause of sweaty palms, headaches, nausea and weak knees, to mention only a few of the problems speakers experience. We talk to a psychologist and a speech educator about why anxiety builds when we have to give a public address, and how …

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