StoryCorps' National Day Of Listening
Nov 23, 2012 — Gordon Bolar knew he couldn't talk his son Matthew out of joining the military, because "he was a young man who knew what he wanted to do." So, Matthew "served his country, and that was his highest calling," and his father pays tribute to that every day.
Nov 21, 2012 — As part of StoryCorp's National Day of Listening, Tell Me More invited NPR President and CEO Gary Knell to talk about his father, the late David Knell, who was an Army officer in Texas during World War II.
Nov 26, 2010 — Guest host Mary Louise Kelly speaks with her dad, Jim Kelly, for the StoryCorps National Day of Listening project. She asks him how he met her mother and for advice to pass along to her own children.
Nov 26, 2010 — Lennon recently sat down with his mother, Yoko Ono — not to talk about John Lennon or The Beatles, but to talk about her life and a strange coincidence involving limo drivers in their past.
Nov 25, 2010 — Ellene Montagne learned to make her own fun growing up with four siblings on a large farm in Nebraska. She passed her spirit of adventure on to her daughter, Renee.
Nov 23, 2010 — Guest blogger Arsalan Iftikhar tells how participating in a recent NPR StoryCorps project sealed a special bond between him and his dad.
Nov 23, 2010 — As part of NPR StoryCorps National Day of Listening project, Tell Me More regular contributor Arsalan Iftikhar sits down with his father, Tariq, to share personal thoughts and stories that have shaped their father-son relationship.
Nov 21, 2010 — NPR's Robert Siegel realized he wanted to pursue a career in radio after anchoring broadcasts at Columbia University's radio station during sit-in demonstrations in 1968.
Nov 21, 2010 — Poet E. Ethelbert Miller, an occasional commentator on Weekend Edition Sunday, recently sat down with his daughter, Jasmine Simone Miller, for the National Day of Listening project, an effort to encourage people over Thanksgiving to sit down with a loved one and listen. They talk about the day Ethelbert found out he was going to be a father.
Nov 20, 2010 — This Thanksgiving, the National Day of Listening encourages you to sit down with a loved one and listen. Today we revisit a portion of Jonathan Schorr's conversation with his father, veteran reporter Dan Schorr, who died earlier this year.