Sometimes, a single moment can change a person’s entire life. Like when documentary filmmaker Ken Burns saw his father cry for the first time, or when Sal Khan, a hedge fund analyst, decided to tackle the impossible and educate people around the globe. Host Alicia Burke talks to doers like Ken Burns, Arianna Huffington and Sal Khan about the powerful moments that inspired them to make an impact.
Vincent Stanley, Director of Philosophy of Patagonia
Vincent Stanley joins “That Made All the Difference” to share why the company, its founders and its employees are guided by one mission: ‘protecting our home planet’. Also, he shares the secret to changing people’s minds and the profound, yet underestimated power of a small group of dedicated people.
Marc Morial, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Urban League
Civil rights leader Marc Morial comes to ‘That Made All the Difference’ to discuss his time as mayor of New Orleans, today’s challenges, and what it will take to build a more just, equitable and inclusive society.
Janet Murguía, President and CEO of UnidosUS
Civil rights activist Janet Murguía joins ‘That Made All the Difference’ to discuss her upbringing as the daughter of immigrant parents and how that experience informs her life’s work advocating for Hispanic/Latino civil rights and battling systemic inequality.
Ken Burns, Filmmaker, Returns
Filmmaker Ken Burns returns to "That Made All the Difference" to reflect on the past few months, and talk about why he believes that society has an opportunity to turn this 'completely unique moment' in history into meaningful and positive change.
Lisa Ludwinski, Head Baker and Owner of Sister Pie, Returns
Lisa comes back to “That Made All the Difference” to share how necessity transformed her neighborhood bakery into an essential hub for community support – and why sourdough makes her dance
Sal Khan, Educator and Founder of Khan Academy, Returns
Sal Khan returns to That Made All the Difference to discuss how he, his family and Khan Academy are managing through the crisis — and to share a bit of his vision for the future of education.