Emma Bowman

Emma Bowman appears in the following:

3 Generations Of Pharmacists Reflect On The Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, July 03, 2020

Despite her dedication to her work, a pharmacist is following the advice of her daughter and granddaughter — who are also pharmacists — to stop working during the coronavirus pandemic.


He Went Blind Before High School. His Teacher Aide Thanks Him For 'Saving' Her

Friday, June 19, 2020

Graduating senior Cole Phillips lost his sight right before his freshman year. Rugenia Keefe was there to assist him in school. But, she says, Phillips was the one who got her through a dark time.


From Trayvon Martin To George Floyd, A Dad And Son Keep Protesting For Equality

Friday, June 12, 2020

Albert and Aidan Sykes have protested against racial injustice for years. What makes this moment especially tough, says Aidan, 14, "is knowing that could have been me."


In Self-Isolation, A Doctor Deepens His Connection To His Family

Friday, May 29, 2020

To protect his wife and four children, Dr. Roberto Vargas, who processes COVID-19 tests in Rochester, N.Y., is staying in their basement. "What carries me through is this family," he tells them.


White House Restricts Travel From Brazil, Where Coronavirus Cases Near 350,000

Sunday, May 24, 2020

President Trump is barring most non-U.S. citizens who have been in Brazil in the past two weeks, in an effort to curb infections. Brazil has the world's highest number of cases after the U.S.


Remembering Her Father, A WWII Veteran Who Stood Guard At The Nuremberg Trials

Friday, May 22, 2020

At StoryCorps, a daughter cherishes memories with her dad, WWII veteran Emilio "Leo" DiPalma, who died of COVID-19 last month at age 93. "I'm honoring his life, not how he died," Emily Aho said.


Amarillo Mayor: New Testing Data Will Help Track Spread As Rest Of Texas Reopens

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Amarillo, Texas, has seen a recent spike in positive coronavirus cases, says Mayor Ginger Nelson, because of testing. She hopes this new virus data will inform when her community is ready to reopen.


Obama, Malala, Jonas Brothers Send Off Class Of 2020 In Virtual Graduation

Sunday, May 17, 2020

In a Saturday broadcast, a star-studded event honored high school seniors who didn't get the traditional graduation because of the COVID-19 pandemic.


'We're Like A Lifeline': Postal Workers Fight Fear To Work During Pandemic

Friday, May 15, 2020

Mail carriers Craig Boddie and Evette Jourdain spoke for a remote StoryCorps conversation about how the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. has added stress to their essential jobs.


14 Hours And A Costco Card: How A Grocer In Alaska Feeds His Town In A Pandemic

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

In Gustavus, a remote city of about 450 residents, the owner of a small independent grocery makes the 14-hour round trip journey by boat to Juneau to bring much-needed supplies back to his customers.


Top Health Officials Enter Self-Quarantine After Exposure To Coronavirus

Saturday, May 09, 2020

Three members of the White House coronavirus task force — FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, CDC Director Robert Redfield and NIAID Director Anthony Fauci — are isolating themselves for two weeks.


'This Is ... Personal': After Surviving COVID-19, A Mom And Daughter Mourn Loved Ones

Friday, May 08, 2020

Jackie Stockton and daughter Alice Stockton-Rossini recovered from the virus that killed friends and a relative. Faith and the ability to take life "one minute at a time" help the women persevere.


Funeral Director First Responder: 'You're Stronger Than You Feel'

Friday, May 01, 2020

Despite the health risks, Dan Flynn left California to New York with a national mortuary response team last month. His daughter tells him how he inspired her to go into medicine.


Comedy Community Mourns The 'End Of An Era' As UCB Closes New York Locations

Monday, April 27, 2020

Upright Citizens Brigade, the improv mainstay and launchpad for many comics, will no longer have a physical space in New York City. Despite UCB's flaws, "people are grieving," a former UCBer says.


'We've Seen A Lot Of Brothers Die.' NYC Bus Operators Witness Loss Amid Pandemic

Friday, April 24, 2020

As of this week, 83 workers with New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority died from COVID-19. Two bus operators talk about the crushing loss they've witnessed in their field.


At Least 16 Killed, Including Police Officer, In Nova Scotia Shootings

Sunday, April 19, 2020

A 51-year-old suspected gunman is dead after leading police on a chase across the northern part of the Canadian province, authorities said.


Star-Studded 'One World' Concert To Rally Support For Health Care Workers

Saturday, April 18, 2020

The global virtual event starts at 8 p.m. ET. Curated by Lady Gaga, the special promises performances from Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish.


Childhood Friends On The Health Crisis Front Lines Connect Virtually

Friday, April 17, 2020

Sam Dow and Josh Belser are working in different cities amid the coronavirus pandemic. "I'm not at all surprised that we both ended up working in health care," Belser said in a StoryCorps interview.


N95 Mask Shortage Brings Inventor Out Of Retirement In Search Of Safe Reuse Method

Friday, April 17, 2020

Health care workers in short supply are reusing N95 masks amid the pandemic. Peter Tsai, who developed its virus-blocking filter, is trying to find a disinfection method that doesn't degrade the mask.


Should You Shave Your 'Quarantine Beard'?

Thursday, April 09, 2020

An infectious disease specialist says there's no evidence that people with facial hair carry a higher risk of infection or transmission of the coronavirus, as long as they practice diligent hygiene.