StoryCorps

Series produced by StoryCorps

Series image

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

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


Additional Files

357 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Frankie Preciado talks with his father, Francisco, a groundskeeper at Stanford University, about the time they shared together on campus.

Bought by WEZU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Patricia Mishler discusses with her daughters what it is like living with ALS, and her thoughts on knowing that the disease will one day take her l...

Bought by WEZU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Gabe López, assigned female at birth, always felt like he was a boy. He came to StoryCorps with his mom to talk about growing up transgender.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WRIR, WEZU, WVBI-LP, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 02:25
  • Purchases: 5
Piece image
Enrolling in college at 40 to study art, Sharon Long had no idea an anthropology class would put her on a path to a career as a forensic artist.

Bought by WEZU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 29, 2016
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Civil rights lawyer Vito de la Cruz grew up in a family of migrant farmworkers. He describes his childhood and the loving aunt who raised him.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WRIR, WEZU, Blue Mountain Radio , and KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 5
Piece image
Barb Abelhauser explains how she quit an office job she hated and became a bridgetender, beginning a career she quickly fell in love with.

Bought by WEZU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Catherine Alaniz-Simonds and retired Col. David Taylor remember Catherine’s husband, Andy Alaniz, who died by friendly fire during the Gulf War.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Clarence Haskett and Jerry Collier on a visit with StoryCorps
Clarence ”Clancy” Haskett talks with his friend and former coworker about his long and successful career as a beer vendor for the Baltimore Orioles.

Bought by WEZU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:09
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jeanne Abel and Alan Abel in their home in Southbury, Conn., Credit: Alletta Cooper
In 1964, Yetta Bronstein, a woman who never existed, ran for President of the United States. Her creators tell the story behind the fake candidate.

Bought by WEZU, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
After Leonardo Vega was diagnosed with cancer, his daughter, Eva Vega-Olds, used the StoryCorps app to record her father days before he passed.

Bought by WRIR, WEZU, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
In 1979, Tanya James went to work in the West Virginia coal mines. She came to StoryCorps to share her experiences from those early days.

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WRIR, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WEZU, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
François Clemmons played Officer Clemmons on "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." He came to StoryCorps to discuss the role and his life.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WEZU, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Together since 1971, Dick Titus and Zeek Taylor came to StoryCorps to discuss the lengths they went to while keeping their relationship secret.

Bought by WEZU and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
As combat roles open to women, we present conversations from those who served when their roles and expectations were defined by gender.

Bought by WVBI-LP, WEZU, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Willie Harris and Alex Brown remember the prejudice they faced as African American stuntmen while breaking into the film industry in the 1960s.

Bought by WMUU-LP and WEZU


  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Joshua Myers and his mother, Susan Kaphammer, discuss his life living with Down syndrome, and how he has overcome some early difficulties.

Bought by KUER, WMUU-LP, WEZU, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Last year, 11--year--old Benny Smith started having seizures which kept him out of school, he talks to his mom about life with the disorder.

Bought by WRIR, WEZU, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Feb 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
In June 1989, Sean Smith, 10, fatally shot his younger sister while playing with his father’s gun. He talks to his mother, Lee, about that devastat...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Andy Goodling tells to his father, Scott, about his boyfriend who passed away almost two years ago, and why he kept their relationship a secret.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 1