Childhood Part One
Of all the things that make us human, childhood is the most distinctive. Through long dependency, we become adaptable and this adaptation to a particular mother, to a particular family, to a particular culture, begins virtually from conception. But with dependency comes vulnerability. And so the world too must adapt to the needs of its children. On this edition of Rewind, the first of a four part series called The World of the Child. It first aired on Ideas in 1983 and was presented by David Cayley.