The Sassy and Classy Life of My Grandpa

In this interview created on May 20th, 2019, in Lafayette, CO, Aidan Stevens learns about the story and lifestyle of his grandfather, Thomas. Tom describes his childhood and life story as a catholic, republican American living in the post-Depression era....

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Kath Van Winkle and Barron Evans

One Small Step partners Kath Van Winkle (66) and Barron Evans (68) have a conversation about their mutual desire for clarity in political conversations, politics in their communities and families, and the role of faith in their viewpoints.

Don't smoke, don't drink – a conversation with Grandpa Dave

Zack Zappone and his Grandpa Dave King sneak away during halftime of the football game to record a conversation about what life was like growing up in Spokane in the 1950s

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Sunni Wong and Justin Cummins

Sunny Wong (40) and Justin (32) discuss their backgrounds, families, jobs, and living situations. Sunny recently moved from Hong Kong to New York, where he works in archives, while Justin lives in Atlanta with his wife, daughter, and foster dogs.

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Leslie Vaughn and Jerrold Simmons

One Small Step conversation partners Jerrold Simmons (43) and Leslie Vaughn (56), spend an hour discussing their political perspectives, their outlook on parenting and their shared love of being America.

Christian Beliefs and How They Affect Voting

My Grandfather grew up in a democratic household that only supported the left because of FDR who was a great president during the Great Depression. As political ideologies changed, he realized that the democratic party did not fit any of...

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Ryan McKee and Evan Fried

One Small Step conversation partners Ryan McKee (34) and Evan Fried (31) talk about their political beliefs, issues with politically similar people, and how the country can move forward less divided.

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Adriana [No Name Given] and Renee [No Name Given]

One Small Step conversation partners Adriana [No Name Given] and Renee [No Name Given] discuss political parties, family and their upbringing.

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Thia Embers and Alexander Koch

One Small Step conversation partners Thia Embers (59) and Alexander "Alex" Koch (39) talk about the shared experiences of alcoholism, switching political parties and feeling "marooned," and the importance of local community.

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Ronald Frantz and TC Burgin

One Small Step partners Ronald "Ron" Frantz (64) and TC Burgin (71) talk about their appreciation of Oklahoma and their hopes for its future. They also share how they are different from what people might expect from them.

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Robert Lee and Vivian Hagre

One Small Step partners Robert "Rob" Lee (32) and Vivian Hagre (79) talk about their families, what got them interested in politics, and problems with the current US political system.

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Zainab Khan and Fuad Faruque

Zainab Khan (36) interviews her mentee Fuad Faruque (24) about being a young, politically active, Republican, Asian, Muslim American in a post 9/11 era.

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Jan Waldron and Lenn Murelle

One Small Step participants, Jan Waldron (67) and Lenn Murrelle (58), talk about their familial influences, their frustrations with our government, and their love of cycling, all while discovering they share very similar viewpoints.

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Barrow Peacock and Mary Van Osdell

Senator Barrow Peacock (47), talks with his legislative assistant, Mary Ann Van Osdell (59), about growing up in Shreveport, his views on education and economic prosperity, and his experience as a Senator for Louisiana District 37.

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Rachael Glick and Randy Magen

One Small Step partners Rachael Glick (60) and Randy Magen (64) discuss loss and grief, their reactions to the 2016 presidential election, their political views, and their backgrounds as social workers.

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Dolores Sheff and Nancy Jones

One Small Step conversation partners Dolores Sheff (63) and Nancy Jones (70) discuss voting for different parties, but sharing many common interests and opinions around being compassionate towards others, education, money in politics, abortion, gun control, anti-depressants and joy.

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Holly Hott and AJ Begay

One Small Step partners Holly Hott (53) and AJ Begay (42) talk about AJ's Native culture, Holly's commitment to training women in firearm use, and their shared desire to protect the people they care about most.

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Jeff Fendorf and Dani Bara

Strangers Jeff Fendorf (57) and Dani Bara (52) discuss how politics have affected their personal relationships and the people and events that have influenced their political views.

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Michelle Deardorff and Tucker McClendon

One Small Step partners Michelle Deardorff (56) and Tucker McClendon (27) discuss education, their political values, and their careers.

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Annett Gilchrist and Carolyn Hurley

One Small Step participants Annett Gilchrist (51) and Carolyn Hurley (38) share their views on faith, politics, and social services.

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Terri Oliger and Pearl Casias

One Small Step partners Pearl Casias (79) and Terri Oliger (51) share a conversation about their lives growing up, the importance of self-reliance, and playing the role of matriarch in their extended families.