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U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier (R), with her friend and advisor Brian Perkins (L).

A Congresswoman’s Tenacity and Zest for Life

Earlier this year, we were delighted when Congresswoman Jackie Speier, who represents California’s 12th District, was able to take time… Read more.

Posted on Thursday, April 7th, 2011.


Where History Comes Alive

If you have ever been fascinated with Little House on the Prairie, wanted to live on the open frontier or… Read more.

Posted on Monday, March 28th, 2011.

Making Education a Global Experience

On a Saturday afternoon in early February, not long after Atlanta had thawed from its week-long, frozen paralysis, girls from… Read more.

Posted on Friday, March 25th, 2011.


StoryCorps Goes South By Southwest

@paolo @amanda_hirsch This past week StoryCorps headed south to Austin, TX, for the 2011 South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Summit… Read more.

Posted on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011.

Bronx Pastures

Han-Yu Hung, Eric Sanderson, and their son Everett Sanderson visited The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) on a wintry Saturday… Read more.

Posted on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011.

I Loves You, Porgy…

This line, the title of a song taken from the third scene of the second act in the opera Porgy… Read more.

Posted on Friday, March 18th, 2011.


Community with heart

Last week, StoryCorps Facilitator Carolina Correa and I made our way to Flushing, NY, to record for a day with… Read more.

Posted on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011.


What’s the soundtrack to your life?

Greetings from Macon, GA! Our first week here we had the opportunity to not only listen to stories in the… Read more.

Posted on Sunday, March 13th, 2011.

Japanese American National Museum

A Forgotten Past…and a Love Story?

It may be too late to say ‘Happy New Year,’ but it is the perfect time to congratulate the Institute… Read more.

Posted on Thursday, March 10th, 2011.


El Puente Scholars in Action

Last month, StoryCorps Facilitator Mitra Bonshahi and I went to Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY, to visit El Puente, a community… Read more.

Posted on Tuesday, March 8th, 2011.

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