01/14/14 - Tuesday's Topical Currents looks at the benefits of . . . adversity. It can make us better, stronger and more resilient. Adversity is a boon to creativity. And when life is hardest, there are meanings and gifts to be found. We’ll speak with Georgetown University Medical Center psychiatrist and researcher Norman Rosenthal.
06/06/13 - Thursday's Topical Currents begins with the trials and tribulations of Darah Zeledon. Few have experienced such adversity: armed robbery, a suicide, financial ruin, a life-threatening accident and a brain tumor during pregnancy. She’s written about it in GIRL WITH THE CROOKED SMILE.