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StoryCorps 424: April 19, 1995

Thursday, April 23, 2015

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, we're featuring two interviews from survivors. Christopher Nguyen and PJ Allen are two of the only six children at the day care center in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building to survive the bombing.

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The Takeaway

Risking Death for Freedom: An Escaped Survivor Looks Back at Vietnam

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

In 1975, just days before Saigon fell to the Viet Cong,13-year-old Pascale Phuong Dang escaped Vietnam with her mother. For Story Corps, Pascale recounts the tale to a friend.

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StoryCorps 422: His Name Is Carl

Monday, April 13, 2015

Rebecca Greenberg recently came to StoryCorps with her mother, Laura, to hear about the characters Laura grew up with in Queens during the '50s. She also heard Laura's version of her parents' courtship. It only seemed fair to invite the family back so Rebecca's father, Carl, could tell his side of the story.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The StoryCorps Booth in Your Smartphone

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

David Isay, the creator of StoryCorps, is using his $1M TED Prize to fund a mobile app that makes your smartphone a virtual booth . . .and allows participation around the world.

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StoryCorps 421: Beautiful Symmetry

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Jeff Wilson sits down with his former high school classmate Tammie Baird to talk about accidentally hitting her with his car in 1984. Also in this episode, remembering Susan Silverstone Darer.

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StoryCorps 420: TED-time Stories

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

StoryCorps founder Dave Isay is this year's TED Prize winner, and last week he gave a TED talk in Vancouver. In this episode, you'll hear part of that talk as well as the stories he shared with the audience.

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StoryCorps 416: Mr. McQueen Goes to Washington

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Just a few years ago, 18-year-old Noah McQueen was in trouble with the law, but today he is part of My Brother's Keeper, a White House initiative for young men of color. Noah recently had the chance to record a StoryCorps interview with President Barack Obama, who wanted to know more about Noah's life.

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StoryCorps 415: Lucky in So Many Ways

Monday, February 23, 2015

Bill Jones, the first single man in California to successfully adopt a child, tells his friend Stu Maddux about his son, Aaron.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

What We've Learned from Ten Years of Storycorps

Monday, December 29, 2014

Founder Dave Isay's new book draws from the oral history project’s rich, decade-old archive. "It's not about the stories," he says. "It's about the act of being listened to."

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 379: Facing Forward

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Cheri Lindsay talks with her father, Phillip, about vitiligo, a rare skin condition they share.

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On Being

Dave Isay — The Everyday Art of Listening

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Dave Isay with Krista Tippett

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Happy Birthday StoryCorps!

Monday, October 28, 2013

Dave Isay, founder of StoryCorps Ties That Bind: Stories of Love and Gratitude from the First Ten Years of StoryCorps (Penguin Press, 2013), plays selections and talks about ten years of gathering extraordinary stories from "ordinary" people.

 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

StoryCorps Love Stories

Monday, February 13, 2012

Dave Isay, founder of StoryCorps and author of All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps, returns for Valentine's Day with more stories from the oral history project StoryCorps.

This Wednesday, join Leonard Lopate for An Evening with Dave Isay to discuss his new book.

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Schoolbook

Giving Thanks for Teachers

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

As you prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, remember the teachers in your life. Post a memory or shout-out here, or participate in the project by public radio's StoryCorps to track down former teachers as part of a yearlong National Teachers Initiative.

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Another Day of Thanks, for Teachers

Monday, November 21, 2011

Take just a minute to remember a favorite teacher this holiday weekend. The nonprofit group StoryCorps is inviting people across the country to shower teachers with thanks the day after Thanksgiving. Hear the interview in which WNYC's Beth Fertig asks the StoryCorps founder David Isay why he chose to put the spotlight on teachers this year.

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Features

StoryCorps Gets Animated, Literally

Thursday, August 19, 2010

The oral preservation society StoryCorps premiered its original animated short series on the PBS documentary show POV (Point of View) this week.

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Talk to Me

Celebrating Moms and Motherhood

Friday, May 07, 2010

StoryCorps founder and award-winning public radio producer David Isay presented real-life stories about moms at the Tenement Museum. Listen to the full event here.

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WNYC News

After Your Turkey, a Day of Listening

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Celebrate the National Day of ListeningArt and life and storytelling are being celebrated at the New York Public Library's main branch on 42nd Street on the day after Thanksgiving.

The library is participating in the National Day ...

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On Being

Malka Haya Fenyvesi and Aziza Hasan — Curiosity Over Assumptions [remix]

Thursday, October 15, 2009

We shine a light on two young leaders of a new generation of grassroots Muslim-Jewish encounter in Los Angeles. They're innovating templates of practical relationship that work with reality, acknowledge questions and conflict, yet resolve not to be enemie

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