Great Thanksgiving Listen

This interview is a conversation about my grandmother’s childhood life in the Philippines, journey to the US, and her life since then.

Lily Bass discusses with her grandmother, Marry Potter stories about her childhood and life.

In this interview, conducted on the 27th of November in 2017 Lily Bass interviews her Grandmother Marry Potter. Ms. Potter shares story's of world travels, her love for horse back riding, and a funny story from her teenage years

Kirstie Kwarteng and Nana Aba Naaman

Kirstie Kwarteng (28) interviews Nana Aba Naamanl (64) about her decision to immigrate from Ghana to the United States. Nana Aba talks about how her father's death impacted her. She also reflects on her own colorblindness and the experience of...

This interview is with my Maw-Maw who tells me more about her past life and growing up.

Today my grandma and I talked about her life and what she experienced as a child growing up and I found out more about what her parents and siblings were like. She also mentioned that the hardest part of her...

A Woman's Right: The Story It Tells – Marlene, Deb, and Anne

A Woman's Right: The Story It Tells Women s March on D.C. Interviews for Women s Rights. Part II of 4 friends some new, some old friends, unite and discuss why we march over dinner the night before the Women's...

A Woman's Right: The Story It Tells – Corrie

A Woman's Right: The Story It Tells Women s March on D.C. Interviews for Women s Rights . Corrie, originally from Florida, now living in Washington, D.C., speaks about her feelings on women's rights and tells us why she marched...

Tales of a 50 year marriage

From September 1968 to September 2018, stories of courtship, love, travel and advice. Neil and Kathleen Pope Hughes, long-time Washingtonians married for 50 years.

Mary Jane Goodman part 3

I interviewed my grandmother, asked her questions, and listened to her story.

“It was as if I never heard that before…”

Father Steve Petroff is a kind of survivor on the spiritual journey--a model for anyone who believes that if you work hard and stay close to God, doors that appeared closed will open. Just before his ordination as a Paulist...

The Riots 1968

#thegreatlisten #MLKassassination #RiotsinDC #1968

Getting Where You Going: A Summer of Independence and Connection in Washington D.C

Savannah speaks with Dennis about her experience living and working in Washington, DC the summer after her freshman year of college. Savannah discusses her determination to experience somewhere new, and how she was able to make it happen for herself....

A Woman's Right: The Story It Tells – Nora

Philadelphia Trump Protest during Congressional Retreat Interviews for Women's Reproductive Rights. My friend, Nora McMahon, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer & was able to afford treatment because of the ACA. Nora tells us why she marches. For Nora, the repeal...

“I was looking for…adventure…”

Service is always at the core of Father Stuart Wilson-Smith's adventures and musical pursuits. He says that from the time he was young, he wanted his life to be focused on helping others. It was later that he decided that...

Ann O’Keefe graduated from college in the 1950s and went on to get her PhD. Wow! I wanted to find out more.

My sister-in-law Ann O'Keefe is now retired from a mostly D.C.-based career, primarily with federal agencies and the Pentagon, where she was involved with the beginnings of Head Start as well as with the start of the Dept of the...