Edith de Guzman and Andy Lipkis

Edith de Guzman interviews TreePeople founder Andy Lipkis about 50 years in the urban forest movement...and planting 1 million trees for the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles

The Treatment of the Mentally and Physically Disabled

This is an interview done by Madison Garrett in which she interviews a long time worker in the field of special needs, Todd. He has worked in this field for over 35 years and states that the change in perception...

Christian Taylor and Stephanie Taylor

Christian Taylor (30) talks with his mother, Stephanie Taylor (60), about his experience as an Olympic athlete. Christian talks about his event, the triple jump, and some of his challenges and accomplishments in the event. Stephanie shares what it is...

Tim Burke, Billy Demong, and Lowell Bailey

Friends Tim Burke (38), Billy Demong (40), and Lowell Bailey (39) share memories of how they grew up together learning to ski in Upstate New York, and how they eventually started competing at the Olympic level.

Mari Holden and Dean Golich

Mari Holden (49) talks with her cycling coach, Dean Golich (55), about her journey as a cyclist and the challenges she faced as she competed in cycling. She remembers her experience in the Tour de France and competing and winning...

George Allen Haas and Jody Harper

Jody Harper (59) interviews her friend George Allen Haas (60) about his family history, specifically their military experiences during the Second World War.

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...

Claire Donahue Interview

I am interviewing Olympian Claire Donahue on her experiences in the Olympics and her transition into coaching.

Stephanie Wheeler and Christina Ripp-Schwab

Friends and Olympians Stephanie Wheeler (39) and Christina Ripp-Schwab (40) share memories of how they became involved in wheelchair basketball, talk about competing in the Olympics, and also discuss the future of their sport.

Cammi Granato Ferraro and Angela Ruggiero

Friends and former teammates Cammi Granato (49) and Angela Ruggiero (40) talk about growing up playing hockey as girls on boy's teams, what it was like to win gold medals at the first Olympics that allowed women's hockey, and what...

1980 Winter Olympics “Miracle on Ice” USA vs USSR

During the time of the 1980 Winter Olympics the US and Soviet Union were in the midst of the Cold War. The United States men’s hockey team were a heavy underdog in their matchup against the mighty Soviet. The US...

Ashley interviews her gymnastics coach, Lauren.

In this interview at a church gym in Middletown on November 27th, 2017, Lauren Coleman, Ashley Wang’s long-time gymnastics coach, talks about her experiences with the sport. She also provides her insight on the sport itself, and some words of...

Finding Your Way – An Interview With Candace Souweine

In this interview between Maria Kesisoglou (age 15) and community leader Candace Souweine (age 71) on discovering one’s path in life, they discuss generational differences in education and the journey that led Ms. Souweine to business and community leadership. Ms....

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Cyril Van Landingham

Originally from Connecticut Cyril moved to Philadelphia to live with his Grandparents after the loss of both of his parents. Cyril and I talk about his day job working in the school system, how he went to Fisk University and...

Running reckless

My coach went to the olympics 2 times. He is now coach runners that want to get better.

My Dad the Luger

Raymond L Fales, age 82, talks to his son, and his grandson about being on the U.S. Luge team in the 1964 Winter Olympics, in Innsbruck Austria.

Kate Nelson interview

My aunt kate was in the 1996 olympics on the rhythmic gymnastics team. She was 18 and had just graduated high school months before.

Making Dreams Happen

An injured equestrian, aspiring to become an Olympian, joins forces with an up-and-coming filmmaker/beekeeper. A married couple, the two inspire each other to accomplish all of their goals.

Susan Ross and Ifa Madzimoyo

Ife Maadzimoyo (19) interviewed Susan Ross (59) about being a photographer involved with the National Black Arts Festival. Sue has been involved since before the festival began and served on the board for 10 years. She’s also worked for the...

BJ Miller and Michelle Blessing

BJ Miller (47) is interviewed by her friend Michelle Blessing (56) about her time as an Olympic swimmer, and they reflect on success, failure, and growth.

Lusa and her mom talk about her amazing experience working with Special Olympics as a young woman.
December 16, 2018 App Interview

Lusa interviews her mom, Toni, about the 5 years that she worked in special olympics. Toni talked about the importance of the games and how moving it was to see so many people with mental disabilities in one place, beyond...