Life in Barcelona vs California

This interview is taken place April 2018 in Fullerton California. I am interviewing my 28 year old brother Kevin O’Connell who traveled abroad in 2016. He moved to Barcelona, Spain for a couple months to finish getting his degree. I...

Homecoming Humility

In this interview, 15 year-old Quinn Frankel Interviews her dad, Andrew Frankel, the son of the most terrifying parent in Highland Park, Chicago. He questions him about a humiliating instance taking place on the night before homecoming during his 1st...

Van La & Emilie Cerna
December 1, 2020 App Interview

Van La & Emilie Cerna, students from Santa Clara High School talks about Covid-19.

Working into Harvard

Francette Kelley never expected to get into Harvard, but it was a welcome surprise. In this interview, James Kelley interviews Francette in Los Angeles California, about her life growing up in Boston in the 80’s. He asks her about her...

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James Reeves and Amy Spiker

Amy Spiker (43) interviews her father, James Reeves (87) about his time serving as a Marine during WWII. He also talks about his 70-year career as an auto garage owner and his 64-year marriage.

From Internment to Disney, a Japanese American Artist Draws Strength Through His Work

Willie Ito was a wide-eyed little boy when he first saw Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in technicolor at his neighborhood movie theater in San Francisco. That’s the moment he realized he wanted to be an animator. But Willie’s...

Waving Goodbye: Remembering a Mom Who Was "Strong In Everything"
September 23, 2019 App Interview

A lesser-known part of StoryCorps’ work happens in StoryCorps Legacy, which gives people with life-threatening illnesses the chance to record their story, and their loved ones a chance to remember. Over the past nine years, we’ve recorded over 2,000 interviews...

Grandpa’s, Grenades, and God

Christmas is a day not only for unwrapping presents and eating candy canes. It’s also a time of family, and love. So on December 25, 2019, 14-year-old Beija Sayeed sat down with her great grandfather Alfonzo Jackson to talk about...

“Who are you?” I asked my grandma.

Nancy Turner talks about her life growing up and how she met her husband, plus having her two kids, Heidi and Michele along with her lifelong love of horses and animals.

Isaac Thomas McClanahan Jr.

In this interview my grandfather Isaac Thomas McClanahan Jr. talks about his childhood and teenage years in Bakersfield, CA through his family, young love and life experiences.

Gerry Wakida and Julie Nakagawa March 8, 2020, Fresno, CA

Two Japanese American (Sansei third generation) cousins reminiscing about life growing up in California Central valley, WWII concentration camp, and post-war life in Chicago.

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Michael Moore and Lou Saunders

Michael Moore (50) interviews his stepfather Louis "Lou" Saunders (90) about his upbringing, growing up during the Great Depression and the different roles he's occupied in his lifetime.