“It’s a service of humility”

"Life in the priesthood is one of humility," says Michael Hennessy in this interview recorded shortly before his May 2018 ordination as a priest. Hennessy is a New Englander who started thinking about being a priest when he was teaching...

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Barbara Hines and Carol Dudley

Barbara (67) talks to her colleague Carol (60) about her career as a Public Relations and Journalism Professor at Howard University.

My mom, a first generation college student

Heidi Hartmann explains what it was like to be a First-Generation college student at Swarthmore College in the 1960s.

A New Take on the Library of Congress

The authors of “I, Too, Sing America: The African American Book of Days” reflect on images from Library of Congress and propose a new project

Clock Hands of Time

This is a fun and loving interview with my grandmother. This includes lots of classic family stories and the life of my grandmother.

McKenzie (age 11) talks about her participation in the Women’s March on Washington 2017.

McKenzie participated in her first political march in Washington, DC on January 21, 2017 with her mom. In this interview conducted by her mom, McKenzie explains her motivations, describes her experiences and reflects on the lessons she learned from this...

Learning Nana: An Afternoon With Diane Walker

A Nana tells her grandson what it was like growing up in the country and city during the Second World War, being Black in segregated America, and other challenges she faced later in life.

Alex Feldt and Devin Day
September 13, 2020 App Interview

Alex and Devin share memories about their decades-long relationship, her struggle with ovarian cancer, and what it's like facing the end of life.

Great Thanksgiving Listen
January 12, 2019 App Interview

The first part of the interview with Michael talking about his job and his experiences there.

Chatting with my dad, Steve Simonds.

Dad talks a bout the most influential elements in his life, from growing up in NH to his service in WWll to his career in human services policy in Maine and Washington DC.

Hyperhidrosis: Family Story

This story is about a mother, daughter, and son all afflicted by the same condition; hyperhidrosis. It is our story of being misunderstood and dismissed, not anymore!