Playlists for StoryCorps

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Updated: Oct 01, 2023

StoryCorps Promos

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Updated: Oct 01, 2023

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

StoryCorps' Great Thanksgiving Listen empowers young people—and people of all ages—to create an oral history of the United States by inviting people nationwide to honor someone in their lives by recording their story for future generations. Participants can record an interview with someone...
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Updated: Sep 25, 2023

20 Years of StoryCorps

For almost two decades local stations have provided a space for StoryCorps stories that make personal the social and political events that surround us - for newsworthy topics of the day and relatable everyday life moments. Celebrate 20 years of working in partnership by broadcasting some...
Caption: Retired New York City sanitation worker Angelo Bruno (L) speaks with his former partner, Eddie Nieves (R), about working together on their daily route. <a href="">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Sep 12, 2023


We all spend 8 hours a day at it: hear stories from and about work, unusual jobs, and loving what you do.
Caption: Zenobbie Clark (L) and her sister, Diana Carter (R), remember their brother, Samuel "Bubba" Hammond Jr. <a href="">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Sep 12, 2023


Yes, they were there for that. They saw it, heard it, and in these pieces they tell you all about it.
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Updated: Sep 12, 2023


Caption: Richard Pecorella remembers his fiancee, Karen Juday, who was killed in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. <a href="">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Sep 12, 2023

'September 11'

Stories from those affected by the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
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Updated: Jun 02, 2023

Military Voices Initative

StoryCorps' Military Voices Initiative provides a platform for veterans, service members, and military families to share their stories. In doing so we honor their voices, amplify their experiences, and let them know that we—as a nation—are listening. Learn more at:...
Caption: Sylvia Mendez (L) talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R). <a href="">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: May 23, 2023


StoryCorps' collection of Latino stories from all across the country.
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Updated: May 17, 2023

OutLoud for Pride Month 2023

Celebrate Pride Month this June with StoryCorps by airing stories from our OutLoud collection - an effort to record, preserve and share voices from the LGBTQ+ community. For additional materials visit (pw: Danny loves Annie). Reach out to...
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Updated: May 09, 2023


Caption: StoryCorps Facilitator Lillie Love passed away on June 25, 2010. <a href="">Listen here</a>, to her positive persective on life.
Updated: May 02, 2023


StoryCorps' collection of African American stories from all across the country.
Caption: Theresa Nguyen (L) talks to her daughter, Stephanie (R), about balancing their Vietnamese heritage with raising a family in the United States. <a href="">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Apr 04, 2023


From poetic turns of phrase to plain-spoken truths, there are little gems of wisdom in each one of these stories.
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Updated: Mar 28, 2023


Caption: Mala Fernando tells her daughter Ashanthi Gajaweera about the early days of her marriage in Sri Lanka. <a href="">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Mar 20, 2023


You can't help falling in love right along with the people in these stories. Romantic in the truest sense of the word.
Caption: Joan DeLevie (R) tells her daughter, Sharon (L), how she met her husband, Ari at a party in 1959. <a href="">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Mar 13, 2023


These are not easy. Stories about dealing with the harder decisions in life.
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Updated: Mar 13, 2023


Caption: Larry Hoover tells his granddaughter Anastacia Garcia about his time at The New Mexico Boys' School in Springer, New Mexico. <a href="">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Mar 13, 2023

'Growing Up'

Stories about dealing with growing pains, no matter how old you are.
Caption: Scout Derek Connell (C) talks with his Scoutmasters Richard (L) and Claudia. <a href="">Listen here</a>.
Updated: Mar 13, 2023

'Angels & Mentors'

Stories about those people who really matter in our lives.
Caption: MJ Seide talks to her granddaughter Genna Alperin about falling in love with her partner, Genna's biological grandmother. <a href="">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Feb 13, 2023


How do you identify? Stories dealing with the complicated reality that is identity.
Caption: Tony Perri (R) tells his grandson, Jeffrey (L) about coming out as a gay man. <a href="">Listen here</a>.
Updated: Jan 13, 2023


Tales about that moment when something clicks.
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Updated: Aug 16, 2021

Memory Loss Initiative

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Updated: Nov 15, 2018

One Small Step

Caption: Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane Katrina. <a href="">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Aug 25, 2015

'Hurricane Katrina'

Stories from the Gulf Coast about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.
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Updated: Jul 25, 2014

National Teachers Initiative