"I'm not so sure the Civil Rights Act would have been passed had there not been a St. Augustine"

J.T. Johnson and Al Lingo remember having acid thrown on them after jumping into a whites only swimming pool in St. Augustine, Florida in June of 1964.
Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
J.T. Johnson and Al Lingo remember having acid thrown on them after jumping into a whites only swimming pool ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher Morris

Facilitated by
Stephanie Burton, Amanda Plumb and John White

Themes
Griot
Identity
Legacy
Struggle
Transformational Event
Witness

"We didn't know he was sick..."

Elisa Seeger and her husband, Bobby Seeger, Jr. remember their son, Aidan, who died in 2012 from a genetic disorder called adrenoleukodystrophy, or ALD. He is the inspiration behind "Aidan's Law", which requires mandatory newborn screening for ALD in the state of New York.
Recorded in New York, New York City
Elisa Seeger and her husband, Bobby Seeger, Jr. remember their son, Aidan, who died in 2012 from a genetic disorder called ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Produced by
Jud Esty-Kendall, John White

Facilitated by
John White

Themes
Legacy
Struggle
Witness

"I wanted a picture of the person who had allowed me to live."

Rick Bounds and Dorothy Biernack talk about how they met.
Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
Rick Bounds and Dorothy Biernack talk about how they met.
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Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
Produced by
Katie Simon with Yasmina Guerda

Facilitated by
Cambra Moniz

Themes
Legacy
Struggle

"What is your legacy?"

Frank Lilley interviews his stepfather, David Plant, about approaching the end of his life.
Frank Lilley interviews his stepfather, David Plant, about approaching the end of his life.
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Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Michael Garofalo

Themes
Friendship
Growing Up
Legacy