Voting and Elections-An Interview with my Grandfather

I interviewed my grandfather about his experiences with voting. I asked him questions about previous elections and how he decides on a candidate to vote for.

Robert Adler and Sara Kelemen

One Small Step conversation partners Robert "Bob" Adler (70) and Sara Kelemen (29) talk about nondelusional optimism, listening, Jewish heritage, family, community, and anarchism.

Rich Ross and Brook Wilensky-Lanford

[Recorded Thursday, November 11, 2021] Rich and Brook recorded a One Small Step conversation together in Charlottesville, Virginia. They discussed electoral politics, economic values, political corruption, and memories of political participation.

A History Lesson with Mr.Pues

Steven has a great outlook on the elections, politics, civic engagement, and religion.

Bob Carey and Gabrielle Gordon

One Small Step conversation partners Bob Carey (60) and Gabrielle Gordon (24) talk about their differences in going to school, both serving as election officials and their feelings about the Constitution.

N. Garrett and Adrienne Landgraf

One Small Step partners N. Garrett (51) and Adrienne Landgraf (75) enjoy a conversation where they explore how they came into their political beliefs and act on their values. They find many similarities between them, including work in the juvenile...

William "Bill" Duggan and Joseph Sauer

One Small Step conversation partners William "Bill" Duggan (54) and Joseph "Joe" Sauer (69) talk about public service, children with special needs, who they voted for, and what might help our country.

My Friend Aladji Sow

My name is Caren, and I met Aladji in Atlanta, Georgia this November 2022. I quickly realized that he has a very very interesting life that I thought would be perfect for StoryCorps. Aladji is from Senegal, and he’s been...

The great Thanksgiving listen

Some of the topics my mom and I discussed were mainly about her child hood, how she grew up, and some of her greatest memories from school. We also talked about our ancestors and where they came from, we discussed...

Jamilah Muhammad interviews her mother about her life, childhood, and etc.

In this interview, conducted in January 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri, Jamilah Muhammad (17) interviews her mother about her childhood in Birmingham/ St. Louis. She shares stories about her childhood, love life, political views and etc. She also talks about...

Interviewing My Mom

At first we talked about family and her growing up. Then we progressed to a description of jobs and talking about elections.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

One asset I learned was a lot of family history that I did not know before. One strength I learned was that they were mentally strong and left there home country to live a better life for both there family...

Robbie and Charles Williams – on voting and working the polls, "It's about fairness."

Robbie Williams Real Estate Broker Sales Consultant. Charles Williams is a Retired Butler University Executive in Residence/Career Mentor. They moved to Indianapolis in the early 60s, and have been voting and working the polls since then.

Raeid Ebrahim and Lily Brame

[Recorded: Friday, July 21, 2023] This One Small Step conversation was recorded in Charlottesville, Virginia as part of the Sorensen Institute’s summer High School Leaders Program in 2023. Raeid Ebrahim (18) is from Fauquier County and Lily Brame (17) is...

Reverend Felipe Martinez and Tracy Heaton de Martinez. Columbus Indiana."The Indiana Voter ID law DOES hurt me."

Reverend Martinez and Tracy Heaton de Martinez live and work in Columbus Indiana. They discuss the differences between voting in Indianapolis, the capital city, and in Columbus, Indiana, a smaller city. Also, voter ID laws.

Noah’s interview

Noah Baughman interviews his four grandparents, Gail Van Roy, Howard Van Roy, Terry Baughman, and Trisha Baughman. Noah's grandparents tell him about what impacted their lives and some key moments in their lives.

Interview with ms.santi

Me and ms.santi talked about how she felt for the elections. Also about the loves of her life.

Don’t Forget Where You Come From

In this interview, conducted in November 2020 in Orange, California, Diana Portillo (20) interviews her mother Maria Bruno (46) about her immigration process and journey to the United States. Mrs. Bruno shares her experience when moving from Mexico to California....

Stephanie Massey and Lawrence Moon

One Small Step partners, Lawrence Moon (63) and Stephanie Massey (67), take an hour to discuss a wide range of topics including: climate change, gun control, and the 2016 election.

Katarina Fenner and her Mom Linda Fenner talk about elections, religion, spirituality, and advice. (pt. 3 of 3)

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Chandler, Arizona, Katarina Fenner (13) interviews her Mom Linda Fenner (47) about her jobs, elections, religion, spirituality, and advice. Mrs. Fenner shares her opinions about several elections, especially the 2016 election. She...

Frankie Roberts and Bryan Talbott

Frankie Roberts (56) talks with his coworker, Bryan Talbott (46), about racial equity, the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement, and how the history of Wilmington, North Carolina continues to impact the city.

Daily life in the 1950s

In this interview on December 1, 2018 in Plano Texas Kylie Lodes interviews her grandma Patricia Fuller about her life growing up. She talks about where she was born and what her school life was like as a child and...

Neil Talbott and Tom Mowle

Tom Mowle (53) talks with his friend Neil Talbott (68) about his work as a U.S. political strategist in 2004 and 2005 during the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq and overseeing the Iraqi elections of 2005, and the book...