The New Heroes Episodes

2005, TV Show

Episode Detail: The Power of Knowledge - The New Heroes

The series concludes by profiling heroes who are imparting “The Power of Knowledge” to at-risk children in India, Egypt and Thailand. In India, “guardian angel” Inderjit Khurana operates a school for street kids where they congregate: at a railway station. In Cairo, Dina Abdel Wahab started a preschool for special-needs children when she had trouble finding a school for her son, who has Down's syndrome. And in Thailand, Sompop Jantraka offers girls schooling and refuge from the sex trade.

Episodes: The New Heroes (4)

7/5/2005: The Power of Knowledge    Season 1, Episode 4
7/5/2005: Power of Enterprise    Season 1, Episode 3
6/28/2005: Technology of Freedom    Season 1, Episode 2
6/28/2005: Dreams of Sanctuary    Season 1, Episode 1

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Premiered: June 28, 2005, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Four-part series profiling private-sector reformers around the world who are `applying business skills to solving social ills,' says host Robert Redford. Among the countries they're working in are India, Zambia, Brazil, Bangladesh, Egypt, Thailand, Peru and the U.S.

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