StoryCorps' National Day Of Listening
Nov 29, 2013 — NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg and surgeon David Reines ran into each other not long after their spouses had passed away. Soon — despite a couple of unforeseen events — the pair realized it was kismet that they had found each other.
Nov 29, 2013 — Rogelio Martinez was being abused when he started taking Lisa Moya King's dance class. Soon, Rogelio ran away, and Lisa took him in when he had nowhere to go. "You showed me that I'm not alone," Rogelio says. "That I actually have somebody."
Nov 28, 2013 — When NPR's Renee Montagne thinks of her longtime producer Jim Wildman, she goes back a few years to their reporting adventures in Afghanistan. The two took five trips there from 2006 to 2011. Wildman will soon leave NPR, and in this National Day of Listening conversation, he says farewell to his friend and colleague.
Nov 24, 2013 — Friday is the National Day of Listening, a chance to sit down with a loved one, turn on a tape recorder and ask that person about his or her life. NPR's Mike Pesca chose to talk with his one of his middle school teachers, Kevin Sheehan, about lessons they learned from each other.
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.