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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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391 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

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Caption:  Carol Barne---Seay, Shirley Reese, Diane Bowens, and Verna Hollis
In 1963, more than a dozen African American girls, including Carol Barner-Seay , Shirley Reese, Diane Bowens, and Verna Hollis, were arrested for p...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 06:02
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Munitions expert Jack ReVelle remembers the aftermath of January 24, 1961, when a U.S. military plane accidentally dropped two hydrogen bombs into ...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:52
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Maria Rivas and her teenage daughter, Emily, talk about the possibility of Maria returning to El Salvador if she loses her status to live and work ...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:33
Caption: Paru Venkat and Alagappa Rammohan
At StoryCorps in Chicago, Dr. Alagappa Rammohan shares with his daughter, Paru Venkat, a love letter to the written word.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:23
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Bud and Jackie Jones are career taxidermists who helped bring a completely different kind of New Year’s Eve celebration to their small town of Tall...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:37
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Old friends Jeanne Satterfield and Barbara Parham talk about how their unexpected reunion in a shelter led them closer to home.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:47
Caption: Gordon Williams and Barnie Botone at StoryCorps in Bismarck, North Dakota., Credit: By Camila Kerwin for StoryCorps.
Barnie Botone tells his friend, Gordon Williams, about his 34 year career working on the railroad.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 02:49
Caption: Adam Roseman and Rick Rosenthal pose after their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta, GA in September 2018. , Credit: By Brenda Ford for StoryCorps.
This is a story about Santa Rick Rosenthal of Atlanta, Georgia -- who also happens to be Jewish (Modern Orthodox, to be precise).

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 02:20
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Larry Dearmon and Stephen Mills met during the height of the AIDS epidemic in Little Rock, Arkansas. They remember the loss that eventually brought...

Bought by WEZU

  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
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50 years after arriving in the United States from Honduras, Roy Daley sat down with his daughter Lucy and wife Ana to reminisce about his first Tha...

Bought by WVBI-LP

  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1