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StoryCorps is roaming the country, collecting the stories and legends of everyday America.

StoryCorps is roaming the country, collecting the stories and legends of everyday America.
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Brooklyn, NY

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NPR

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StoryCorps is roaming the country, collecting the stories and legends of everyday America.

Twitter:

@storycorps

Language:

English

Contact:

80 Hanson Place 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217 646-723-7020


Episodes

StoryCorps 515: Keepers of the Temple

10/17/2017
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Stories of people who grew up hidden in plain sight in one of the busiest cities in the world, New York. Hear about childhoods spent at the Statue of Liberty and even living inside a public library.

Duration: 00:16:00


StoryCorps 468: Tough Guys

10/12/2017
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In this episode, stories from people who, at first blush, you might judge to be rough and tough. But we learn that appearances are often deceiving.

Duration: 00:14:27


StoryCorps 514: His First and Greatest Teacher

10/5/2017
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Being a parent is the hardest job in the world. As a young man, Thompson Williams knew this and decided he never wanted to be a parent. He ended up with two kids, though, and didn't have to look far to find a mentor — his father.

Duration: 00:14:03


StoryCorps 513: American Talkers, Part 3

9/26/2017
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StoryCorps archives interviews at the Library of Congress, an idea that originated while Dave Isay was producing his American Talkers stories. In this final episode of our series — voices from the past, including a fish crier, Woody Guthrie, and even a former slave.

Duration: 00:22:19


StoryCorps 512: American Talkers, Part 2

9/19/2017
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Part two in our series looking back at American Talkers, short documentaries by StoryCorps founder, Dave Isay. In this episode, stories from a town with an accent all its own — New York City.

Duration: 00:25:28


StoryCorps 511: American Talkers, Part 1

9/12/2017
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The first in a three part series looking back at American Talkers — short documentaries by StoryCorps founder, Dave Isay. In this episode, obscure museums, Pullman porters, and hijinks at a Leonard Bernstein concert.

Duration: 00:22:36


StoryCorps 440: On the Other Side of Death

9/5/2017
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StoryCorps and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum are recording one interview for each person lost on 9/11/2001. In this episode, you'll hear from family and friends remembering loved ones, including the first official victim of the attacks, NYFD Chaplain Father Mychal Judge.

Duration: 00:14:57


StoryCorps 510: Head First

8/30/2017
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As students head back to college this week, we pay tribute to undergrads who are the first in their family to go — and the people who provided the necessary kick in the pants to get them there.

Duration: 00:18:10


StoryCorps 444: Your Biggest Fan

8/22/2017
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A StoryCorps booth can be a great place to let someone know, "Hey, I'm your biggest fan." We'll hear from a doorman at the Plaza Hotel in New York, friends who were reunited after 40 years, and a pilgrimage to find a reclusive author.

Duration: 00:13:48


StoryCorps 439: Space Men

8/15/2017
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With the total solar eclipse coming up, an encore presentation of this episode about people who have their eyes on the stars, from a street-corner astronomer to an astronaut.

Duration: 00:21:57


StoryCorps 509: Heat

8/9/2017
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From heat waves to forest fires, this episode features stories about what happens when the mercury rises — and so do the stakes.

Duration: 00:15:39


StoryCorps 509: Heat

8/8/2017
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From heat waves to forest fires, this episode features stories about what happens when the mercury rises — and so do the stakes.

Duration: 00:16:24


StoryCorps 423: Sissy

8/1/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:13:01


StoryCorps 508: No Barrier For The Love

7/25/2017
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Immigrants are one of the most talked about groups of people in the country. In this episode, we let them do the talking.

Duration: 00:16:24


StoryCorps 507: Row 12, Seat 12

7/18/2017
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To mark the fifth anniversary of the Aurora Theatre shooting, Tom and Terry Sullivan, parents of victim Alex Sullivan, sat down at StoryCorps to remember him.

Duration: 00:15:58


StoryCorps 506: Between June and September

7/11/2017
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Take a journey back to the summer of 1990 with this documentary about Coney Island, produced by StoryCorps founder Dave Isay.

Duration: 00:20:52


StoryCorps 476: Wild at Heart

7/5/2017
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Hans Walters works at the New York Aquarium as a shark biologist, but in his former life, he was the lead singer of a mildly successful heavy metal band.

Duration: 00:13:59


StoryCorps 504: Love and Work

6/21/2017
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You can get a lot of things out of work. For some people, it's satisfaction; for others it's a headache. Then there are the people who go to work one day and find love.

Duration: 00:14:49


StoryCorps 431: Sounds Like a Dad to Me

6/13/2017
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In this Father's Day episode, what it means to become a dad, what impressions fathers leave on their kids, and how being a dad can be about so much more than just biology.

Duration: 00:13:41


StoryCorps 503: The Son You Wanted

6/9/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:19:04

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