Search results for "1950s"

Test Stations

The StoryCorps shorts are available to all public television stations. You can download broadcast quality files of the shorts via… Read more.

Mom Paperback Press Page

Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps Press Release Mom is a timeless collection of the wit and wisdom of… Read more.

All There Is

All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps Press Release In StoryCorps’ newest book, All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps,… Read more.

Lesson Plan Clips

UNIT 1 LESSON 2: WHY DO OUR STORIES MATTER “What was the saddest moment of your life?” Ezra Awumey to… Read more.

A Bartending Bubba

“At my age, you don’t want to do anything if its not fun,” said Rose Brudno as she got ready… Read more.

Brookland, not Brooklyn

Brookland is a neighborhood in northeast Washington, D.C. and is home to Catholic University (not to be confused with Brooklyn,… Read more.

Warm and Cozy in Five Degrees

Besides boasting the spirit of the Fighting Irish, South Bend, Indiana, is teeming with stories and history in its branch… Read more.

Orange Jews: the Floridian Jewish Experience

The Jewish community in Florida is largely stereotyped as a legion of Northeastern bubbies and zeydies transplanted to the warm,… Read more.

Will it Play in Peoria?

Peoria, Illinois has become famous for its ability to most accurately represent a microcosm of the United States of America…. Read more.

The Poor House

Poor houses, or poor farms, were county or town-run residences where people without means were supported at public expense. They… Read more.

“The Ham Shack”

Even 8 watts and a dipole can take one far farther than we know, anytime we push that mike button…. Read more.

The Lyons Den

That old black magic has me in its spell, that old black magic that you weave so well.- Johnny Mercer… Read more.


The StoryCorps shorts are available to all public television stations. StoryCorps Animated Shorts can be viewed below and at…. Read more.

Reverend Chen

Reverend Chen (left) came to the Booth on Monday with his son, Paul, to talk about surviving the 228 Incident… Read more.

Crossing Lake Sakakawea

Leaving New Town, we had to drive the booth over a very narrow bridge to cross Lake Sakakawea, a lake… Read more.