Emma Bowman

Emma Bowman appears in the following:

'There Is No Handbook For This': A Mother And Son Talk About School Shootings

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Recent school shootings are prompting many difficult conversations for families. In a StoryCorps interview, a fifth-grader and his mom discuss active shooter drills.


5 Passengers Dead, Pilot Survives In New York City Helicopter Crash

Sunday, March 11, 2018

A helicopter carrying six people crashed into the East River on Sunday. Safety harnesses meant to protect the five passengers prevented them from freeing themselves quickly from the overturned craft.


Actress Ashley Judd's #MeToo Moment Was Driven By A 'Commitment' To Her Younger Self

Friday, March 02, 2018

In a StoryCorps conversation, Ashley Judd talks about being one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and about the "barn doors" that were flung open as a result.


'Automating Inequality': Algorithms In Public Services Often Fail The Most Vulnerable

Monday, February 19, 2018

Author Virginia Eubanks argues that automated systems that governments across the U.S. use to deliver benefit and welfare programs are often rigged against the very people who need it most.


2 Vets Celebrate Love: 'If You Came To See The Bride, You're Out Of Luck'

Friday, February 09, 2018

When Jerry Nadeau, 72, a Vietnam vet, met his husband, John Banvard, 100, a World War II vet, neither had been openly gay. Together now for almost 25 years, each says he feels completed by the other.


'It's Not A Fairy Tale, It's Not A Failure': A Mother At 16 Conquers Stigma With Love

Friday, January 19, 2018

Until she put her own feelings before the judgments others made about her, April Gibson says she, as a young mother, "felt like I didn't deserve to feel the way women who do the right things do."


He Went To Prison For A Murder He Didn't Commit, Then Met The Man Who Put Him There

Friday, January 05, 2018

Rickey Jackson served nearly four decades of a life sentence. Recently, he sat down with the man whose false testimony led to his wrongful conviction.


When Money Can't Buy The Best Christmas Gift

Friday, December 22, 2017

A father and son remember a Christmas in Edmond, Okla., when financial hardship forced an easy choice for the children: family over gifts.


This Year's Christmas Tree Shortage Has Roots In The Recession

Sunday, December 10, 2017

This season, a tightened tree supply dates back eight to 10 years ago, when fewer trees were planted. Due also in part to an exodus of tree farmers in the industry, prices have more than doubled.


They Comfort Strangers, So No One Dies Alone

Friday, November 24, 2017

When someone is dying, and they don't have loved ones to be with them, David Wynn and Carolyn Lyon rush to the hospital to be by their sides. The work is emotionally draining, but has its rewards.


After He Died From An Opioid Overdose, She Got A New Chance At Life

Friday, November 17, 2017

When Marlene Shay lost her son Adam to an opioid overdose, his organs went to Karen Goodwin, who was in treatment for drug addiction. If it wasn't for him, Goodwin tells Shay, "I wouldn't be here."


At Least 26 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire In South Texas Church

Sunday, November 05, 2017

In the small community of Sutherland Springs, a gunman opened fire at a church late Sunday morning. Gov. Greg Abbott said in a news conference Sunday night that at least 26 people have been killed.


An Unlikely Friendship Reignites 2 Artists' Ambitions

Friday, November 03, 2017

Brian Peterson crossed paths with Matt Faris, a homeless man on his street, dozens of times before he decided to say hello. Through their bond, the two men also drew inspiration from each other.


Harvey Weinstein Out At The Weinstein Company

Sunday, October 08, 2017

The Hollywood mogul has been fired by the board of the film studio he co-founded, following recent reports of allegations that he sexual harassed females for decades.


Several Countries Reject Venezuela's Election To Rewrite Constitution

Sunday, July 30, 2017

The controversial vote has culminated in more violence between protesters and police, with at least 10 deaths Sunday. Opposition activists see the election as a power grab by President Nicolas Maduro.


22,000 Evacuated From Tomorrowland Festival After Stage Catches Fire

Saturday, July 29, 2017

A "technical malfunction" led to a dramatic display of flames at the electronic dance music festival on Saturday night, during its Spain stop. Organizers say no injuries have been reported.


Award-Winning Actor Martin Landau, Known For 'Mission: Impossible,' Dies At 89

Monday, July 17, 2017

Landau, famous for roles in North By Northwest and Ed Wood, died Saturday. His portrayal of Rollin Hand in the 1960s TV show Mission: Impossible showed his gift for playing a variety of roles.


Iran Detains President's Brother, Sentences U.S. Student On Espionage Charges

Sunday, July 16, 2017

A Chinese-American history researcher has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment. Recently re-elected President Rouhani's supporters see his brother's arrest as a move to undermine the president.


Overwhelmed By Air Bag Troubles, Takata Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Long hobbled by lawsuits and recall costs over its faulty air bags, Takata, the Japanese auto parts maker, filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the U.S. on Sunday.


At Least 10 Dead, More Than 90 Missing After Landslide In Southwest China

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Rescue crews have found 10 bodies, Chinese authorities said. But more than 90 people remain missing, and chances for survival are slim.