Emma Bowman

Emma Bowman appears in the following:

Before Making Military History, She Witnessed One Of History's Worst Race Riots

Friday, February 28, 2020

Olivia Hooker advocated for the military to open its doors to women of color. But even after policies started to change, "nobody seemed to be joining," she said. So she decided to join herself.


Judge Rejects Roger Stone's Attempt To Remove Her From His Case

Monday, February 24, 2020

In a scathing order, Judge Amy Berman Jackson refused to disqualify herself, two days after the longtime Trump ally's defense team argued that Jackson was biased against him.


Algorithm Targets Marijuana Convictions Eligible To Be Cleared

Sunday, February 23, 2020

California district attorneys are using an algorithm to expunge some 85,000 marijuana-related convictions. The tech identifies eligible cases, allowing prosecutors to comply with Prop 64.


In An Internment Camp, Maggie The Magpie Lifted Spirits

Friday, February 21, 2020

Shig Yabu rescued a bird when he was a young boy detained at a Japanese relocation camp in Wyoming. "She was so compassionate with the internees," he said. "I don't think she realized she was a bird."


After His Wife's Death, A Dad Tells His Daughter That Grief Can Be A Gift

Friday, February 14, 2020

At StoryCorps, Eddie Chang tells his daughter Tria how he finds comfort in the pain surrounding her mother's death: "When you stop grieving is when you start losing contact with the person."


How Trump's Impeachment Unfolded, In The Words Of Those Who Administered It

Saturday, February 08, 2020

Throughout the impeachment process, NPR interviewed dozens of lawmakers who sat in on the hearings, testimony, defense and votes. Read the key moments in their own words.


A Dad's Lesson To His Daughter About Risks: 'Never A Harm To Try Taking A Swing'

Friday, February 07, 2020

Kate Quartfordt loved to sing the blues. When her father unexpectedly arranged for her to join a band on stage, she panicked at first. But that moment inspired her to be bold about taking chances.


Kansas City Chiefs End 50-Year Wait For Super Bowl Championship

Sunday, February 02, 2020

In a dramatic finish, the Kansas City Chiefs overcame the San Francisco 49ers' dominant defense in a 31-20 win by relying on their signature comeback style.


'I Just Needed Help.' How 2 Brothers Opened Up To Forge A Bond In Adulthood

Friday, January 31, 2020

As kids, Raymond and Derrick Storms were not close. They had to confront anger, mortality — and each other — in order to reclaim their brotherhood.


Democrats Renew Demand For Bolton Testimony In Senate Trial After New Report

Monday, January 27, 2020

House impeachment managers press the Senate to call the former national security adviser to testify, after a New York Times report said Trump tied Ukraine aid to investigation of his political rivals.


Kobe Was 'More Than An Athlete': The Sports World Mourns A Basketball Legend

Sunday, January 26, 2020

The retired Los Angeles Lakers star died at age 41 in a plane crash on Sunday. Former teammates, peers and other sports legends expressed their grief and shock on social media.


A NASA Engineer Tells 6-Year-Old Nephew To Aim High

Friday, January 24, 2020

Six-year old Jerry Morrison is obsessed with space — a love that intensifies when talking to his uncle, a NASA engineer. "I learned from you a lot," Morrison told him. "More than I could imagine."


Kansas City Chiefs To Play San Francisco 49ers In Super Bowl LIV

Sunday, January 19, 2020

The Chiefs beat the Tennessee Titans 35-24 in the AFC Championship on Sunday. The 49ers followed with an NFC victory over the Green Bay Packers, 37-20. The Chiefs and 49ers will meet in Miami Feb. 2.


Rep. John Lewis' Fight For Civil Rights Began With A Letter To Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday, January 17, 2020

As a teenager growing up in Alabama, Lewis wrote a letter to Martin Luther King Jr. during a budding civil rights movement. In a letter back, King invited the 18-year-old to join the cause.


Cabaret Performer Thanks His Elementary School Music Teacher For Giving Him A Voice

Friday, January 10, 2020

Russell King, a cabaret performer who has a drag character, tells a former music teacher she helped him feel comfortable being himself. "[H]ow fortunate I was to have influences like you," he says.


Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis To Start Treatment For Pancreatic Cancer

Sunday, December 29, 2019

The Georgia congressman, who spent decades fighting racial discrimination, says he's mounting his biggest battle yet: stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Lewis will stay in office as he undergoes treatment.


A Hateful Attack Led To An Unexpected Forever Friendship

Friday, December 27, 2019

After a Somali American woman was attacked for speaking Swahili, the attacker's sister reached out to see if she was OK. The two women recently returned to StoryCorps to talk about their bond.


When A Bird Lover Returns Home, His Real Passion Takes Flight

Friday, December 20, 2019

Drew Lanham grew up captivated by birds on his family's South Carolina farm. At StoryCorps, he says a return to the land inspired him to pursue his childhood dream of becoming an ornithologist.


For 'Frozen II,' Kristen Bell Found Inspiration In Personal Pain

Sunday, December 08, 2019

In the sequel, the story of the sister princesses veers into darker territory that Bell says is rooted in a darkness present in both her own life, as well as those of her collaborators.


A Daughter Talks With Her Father About Coping With Her Mother's Suicide

Friday, December 06, 2019

Sylvia Grosvold was 5 years old when her mother died by suicide. At StoryCorps, Sylvia, now 16, tells her dad how she has processed the loss. "I guess I'm stronger than I think I am," she says.