StoryCorps

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  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
StoryCorps is a national project to instruct and inspire people to record each others' stories in sound.

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Series

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422 Pieces

Every day at StoryCorps booths across the country, ordinary people share extraordinary stories with friends and loved ones.

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2 Pieces

For use in promoting the StoryCorps project or for developing local StoryCorps content.


Pieces

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In 2018, Michelle Huston came to StoryCorps with her daughter, Lauren Magaña, to talk about her life’s calling to take care of the dying, and how i...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2020
  • Length: 03:05
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Debra Fisher, an occupational therapist in the New York City Public School System, speaks with her friend Emma Pelosi, a special education teacher,...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2020
  • Length: 02:24
Caption: Erin Haggerty and George Barlow
Erin Haggerty tells her father George about childhood memories she never shared with him before. They discuss the differences in racism between gen...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2020
  • Length: 03:10
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Retired New York City Fire Chief Albert Petrocelli died from COVID-19 in April, nearly two decades after losing his youngest son, Mark, in the Worl...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 02:27
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Joe Bianco speaks with his son Peter Bianco about working together and carrying on the family business of tool sharpening in Brooklyn, NY.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 03:04
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Dr. Ayim Darkeh speaks with his mother, Shirley, about his experiences being one of the few Black students at his predominantly white elementary sc...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 03:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Martha Escutia and her cousin Marina Jimenez remember their grandfather, nicknamed Papu, who came to the U.S. as a Bracero worker in the 1940s.

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 03:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Former Marines Mike Rudulph and Neil Rafferty, who are now married, remember how their relationship began during the era of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: T. Chick McClure and Chas McClure in Los Angeles, California., Credit: T. Chick McClure.
T. Chick McClure speaks with their father, Chas McClure, about the hard times in their relationship, and the road trip that brought them together a...

Bought by WYAP and WERA-LP


  • Added: Aug 14, 2020
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rohulamin Quander at his home in Washington D.C. in 2016 and Alicia Argrett in Madison, Mississippi in 2010., Credit: Rohulamin Quander and Alicia Argrett.
An African American family that traces its roots back to Nancy Carter Quander, a woman who was enslaved by George and Martha Washington, talks abou...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Aug 10, 2020
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1