StoryCorps

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This week, difficult conversations between people whose lives have been greatly impacted by one thing: guns.
Take a journey back to the summer of 1990 with this documentary about Coney Island, produced by StoryCorps founder Dave Isay.
In this podcast, we hear stories recorded last year by people who participated in the Great Thanksgiving Listen.
Three stories about people who fled their homes, and their subsequent journeys, that ask — are journeys like these ever truly finished?
Retired Marine Corps Major Donnie Dunagan served 25 years, including two tours in Vietnam. But during his military career, there was one thing he didn't want his comrades to discover — as a child he had been the voice of Bambi in the Disney film.
In this episode, we listen to three interviews recorded over the course of a decade that trace the journey of a young man with Asperger's Syndrome from middle school through college and into the working world.
For this Valentine's Day episode, we collected some of our favorite "how we met" stories, as well as conversations about love that endures even when the stars seem aligned against it.
Stories about people who commit to doing things by the book, even if it doesn't always pay off like they had hoped. Plus, we'll hear voicemails from listeners.
As a kid, your grandparents can often seem larger-than-life, and only as adults do we realize what we really learned from them. In this episode, stories about grandmothers, grandfathers and the gifts they've left their families.
From heat waves to forest fires, this episode features stories about what happens when the mercury rises — and so do the stakes.
There's an electrical power plant technology instructor at Wyoming's Casper College who stands out on campus. His name is Sissy Goodwin and he dresses in women's clothing.
Darius Monroe robbed a bank as a teenager. In that bank, his life intersected with David Ned, who also went through a turbulent time as a young man.
After World War II, there was a radio program that reconnected people live on the air. It was called Reunion. In this episode, we'll revisit their very first broadcast, when Holocaust survivor Siegbert Freiberg was reunited with his father.
In this week's episode, you'll hear the difficult conversations that one family is having as they deal with the recurring threat of deportation.
This week we bring you the second radio documentary from Chicago teenagers LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman, called Remorse: The 14 Stories of Eric Morse. In 1996, LeAlan and Lloyd investigated the death of Eric Morse, a 5-year-old boy dropped from a high-rise window, and uncovered the scars it left on their community.
On this holiday episode, two stories about finding the true spirit of Christmas as the result of a surprising conversation.
In this episode of the StoryCorps podcast, we share difficult conversations around death; how four families, who are dealing with the impending loss of a loved one, navigate the last conversations they may ever have together.
In this episode, stories about finding your people. We'll hear from LGBTQ folks on family — the ones they're born into and the ones they choose.
10-year-old Dezmond Floyd talks with his mother, Tanai Benard, about the active shooter drills in his 5th grade classroom.
Scott Skiles' son, Zach, was among the first wave of U.S. forces to invade Iraq 15 years ago. In this episode, we speak with Scott about parenting during wartime - what do you do when your kid survives one ordeal, only to come home to another?
Interviews collected during our second Great Thanksgiving Listen — and, a request for help from listeners in solving a mystery.
In 1963, more than a dozen African American teenage girls were arrested for protesting segregation laws in Americus, Georgia. They spent one night in the county jail, but were quickly hauled outside the city, where they spent the next two months locked inside a stockade. In this episode, the Leesburg Girls shine a light on an overlooked moment in civil rights history.
So much of parenting is dealing with the unexpected and having to figure things out as you go. In this Mother's Day episode, we hear from moms whose decisions left a lifelong impression on their kids.
This Memorial Day weekend, we take a moment to reflect on the idea behind the holiday, remembering some of the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces and died in combat.
In 2015, Asma Jama, a Somali American woman, was assaulted for speaking Swahili at an Applebees in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. In this episode, how Asma found support from an unlikely source.
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Podcast Details

Started
May 3rd, 2016
Latest Episode
Feb 4th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
141
Avg. Episode Length
16 minutes
Explicit
No

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