Boy Scouts in the Philippines

Gary Gell grew up in the Philippines during the Vietnam war, and had many adventures and stories about his young life. In this interview 15 year old Campbell Hall student Jeremiah Gell interviews his father Gary Gell on January 7th...

12 months, 12 camps, 12 years old: A Dark Time in History.

At just 12 years old, Edith Frankie’s life was turned upside down. She went from having friends to being called an ugly jew, having rocks and mud thrown at her, and being forced to wear the yellow star on all...

Every Soldier Has A Story

This is the story of one of the 2.2 million men drafted for the Vietnam War. On December 3, 1969, Jim Culp was drafted to serve in Vietnam. Culp was a regular kid, the middle child with three other siblings,...

Adjusting to a foreign land

Nicholas “Nicky” Weinstock had jumped headfirst into an entirely new civilization, with no knowledge of the language or culture. Nicky’s son, Lincoln Weinstock, interviews him about his experience in Africa. Nicky tells about his near-death malaria experience, what it was...

Growing up and Living life with Eric Sassower

This interview is between me and my father. I am Josh Sassower interviewing Eric Sassower in Los Angeles, CA. I am 15 years of age and my father is 46. You will hear a variety of questions in this interview,...

Fear Can Be A Good Thing

Overcoming a fear can be difficult, but facing fear to overcome it is an audacious way to tackle it. In an interview conducted by Jeremy Frank in Los Angeles, in November 2017, Darryl Frank talks about how he overcame his...

My Grandpa’s Experience in the CIA

The CIA is one of the world's most secretive agencies, and my grandpa was involved.  This interview for the Great Holiday listen on storycorps was about my grandpa, Lou Eisenbarth experience and memories from his time in the CIA. My name...

How Grandma found God

When life was hard she never gave up. Having a son at 16 didn’t stop her. When her parents took her money that she needed that didn’t stop her. She learned two lessons that stayed with her forever,one always believe...

You Are Only As Good As Your Last Croissant

Cooking is a form of art and so many people love making and eating food. On January 6th 2019 in Los Angeles California, Jack Beerman interviewed his grandmother Sarabeth Levine to learn about her early life as a pastry chef....

Getting To Know The Person You Know Best

Did you ever wonder what your parents were like before you came along? On November 26, 2017, at the age of 15, Topper Guild interviewed his mother, Toni Kotite, about her childhood and how that influenced her choice of career....

War Can’t Destruct Love

“My childhood was actually great!” In November of 2018, ninth grade student, Olivia Foxman interviewed her grandmother, Shelly Foxman. Olivia learns about Shelly’s admirable  childhood post World War ll. Shelly’s story starts in 1951 in Chicago, but her family's story originates...

A Master of Music

Jim Cunningham, Born 1933 is a man of many professions. When Lucas Grey joined by his Uncle Jim Cunningham sat down at a piano for an interview. Jim Cunningham grew up in the small town of Belpre Ohio, and was...

where my dad started

my name is annie moyer and i interviewed my dad, peter moyer. this interview took place at my house, in valley village. i am fifteen years old. my dad’s boss paid for a conference trip to los angeles that changed...

From Hurt To Healed

“After every air raid we would have to count heads to make sure everyone was okay”. On January 1, 2019, 14 year-old Taylor Huie interviewed her grandmother, Sylvia Huie, about her experience escaping the Japanese-Chinese War in the 1930s when...

A Gritty Childhood Growing Up in Queens

In this interview we go in depth about the childhood of one who grew up in the streets of New York, and what the life of one who grew up there may hold for them. My name is August Mazzara...

Love, Riots, and Violence, at USC

Ann Garrett, from Clovis, California, in her junior year of USC, 1992, was put into the middle of the Rodney King riots. It is a firsthand story of someone stuck in a violent protest. Interviewed by Luke Garrett, 14, her...

The Boat To a New Cluture

On November 24th in Los Angeles California, 14-year-old Jason Marounian interviewed his dad, Arthur Marounian. Arthur Marounian was an immigrant from Lebanon. He came to America because of the civil war in 1983. When Arthur was a kid he played...

Some Heroes Wear Capes, Others Wear Fatigues

Most people can't imagine enduring the hardships of war, especially at the age of 18. On November 28, 2017, 14 year-old Olivia Reiner interviewed her great-grandfather, Richard Crum, about his experience in the US Marine Corps during World War II....

Morals behind the Memories

“The Germans shot my father, shot my sister, she was twelve years old.” On November 28, 2019 in Studio City, California, Andrew Yotnegparian sat down with his grandfather, Maurice Yotnegparian, to learn about the struggles he faced in his life...

The Long Road to America

My Grandpa was circumcised at the age of three so that he could not be recognized as a Jew. My name is Diego Marin. I interviewed my grandpa,  Alan Rozenswieg, who lives in New York about his long and interesting life....

Flying Grandpa

“I had a lot of proud moments, but I had a lot of disappointments too.” The Air Force is about more than just serving your country, and my grandpa Gobel James understands that very well, as he experienced all of...

C130LVR

Natalie Anderson (14) sits down with her mother Kelly DeMarco (44) in Studio City California On January 9th 2020 to talk about Kelly's Job. Kelly works at Pacific Sky Supply and does business with the United States Defense Department. She...

The Journey Across

“Family is the most important piece of my DNA so to have to pretend that I wasn’t a part of the only family I had ever known felt wrong but I knew that I had to do it if I...

6,000 Miles to Freedom

It took about 2 years and 6,000 miles to experience any form of freedom for the first time. On January 5, 2020, 15 year old Kian Salehi asks his mother, Nini Salehi, about her journey to America and the challenges...

Stop Iran

“I would see stop signs and below the word stop it would say Iran”. On 1/6/19, in Los Angeles, Ani Adell interviewed her mom, Megan Adell, about her leaving her home in Iran and coming to America, and how being...