Bob Conover talks about building Ranger, a JPL spacecraft that went to the Moon in the 1960s, then restoring it again 50 years later

In the summer of 2015, Bob Conover led a team of 12 volunteers to restore a 50-year-old Ranger spacecraft at the California Science Center. Bob is a retired JPL engineer who originally worked on the Ranger at JPL in its...

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Taylor Landry and Brianna Salazar

Taylor Landry (26) and Brianna Salazar (36) remember how they met and fell in love and talk about their decision to postpone getting married until all US states recognize gay marriage.

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What it's like to be 31. Recorded on July 15, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA.

Journeying Together – Paulist Fr. Jerry Tully

In 2019, Paulist Fr. Gerard "Jerry" Tully is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his ordination as a priest on May 14, 1994. Fr. Jerry, a Bronx native, serves as associate pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Community in Los...

In Your Own Words with Sarady Merghani

As a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College's Davis Family Library has initiated a series of oral interviews, "In Your Own Words." In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace...

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Joan Zoloth and Helen Zoloth

Joan Zoloth (65) talks with her mother Helen Zoloth (99) about what Helen's life has been like as a life-long resident of Los Angeles. Together, they talk about Helen's earliest memories of Los Angeles, how she met her late husband...

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Guy Aoki and Virginia Lora

Guy Aoki (49) tells SC Facilitator Virginia Lora (26) about the negative portrayal of Asians in the media before and during the 1992 L.A. Riots. Guy talks about starting the Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) in order to...

Kalei Akaka and Mark Harris talk about chasing dreams

I interviewed my boyfriend Mark Harris, and followed through with his inspiration, goals, and just his life in general. Maybe you would like to follow his future music career?

The Miracle of Adoption

Before their two children, Luc Bourassa’s soon to be parents had to think of other ways to have the family they wanted. In November of 2017, 15 year-old Luc Bourassa interviewed his father, Louis Bourassa, to learn how he and...

Lilly and Melissa discuss Synanon and equality
December 18, 2018 App Interview

Lilly asks her mother, Melissa, about her experience growing up in Synanon, a cult with a diverse community of people. Melissa explains how that affected her view of race and equality while growing up in the 1970's.

Crystal reflects on her life, culture, family, and motherhood.

Jordy asks Crystal about growing up as a first-generation child and her childhood. He also asks questions reguarding her adult life as a mother and influences in her life.

How Being Curious Can Lead You To Find You with Justin Platt and Danny Pinter

Throughout Richard Wright's novel, Black Boy, Richard is often curious. Through curiosity Richard finds something he's passionate about, reading. In this interview I ask my brother Justin Platt and my friend Danny Pinter about what passions they've discovered about themselves...

How does a Service Dog Make your Life Better?

A service dog is a specially trained dog that helps an individual with some kind of disability. It is different than an emotional support cat and helps people with mental and physical limitations. Such limitations include visual and hearing impairment,...

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Roberta DePoppe and Sean DePoppe

Spouses Sean DePoppe [no age given] and Roberta DePoppe (45) recall the circumstances that brought them together and the unique moments that make their union so special.

John Babcock Part 1: “I testified against the Hells Angels”

This section is a brief introduction to John and his life. We discussed his career and how it affected his life. He talks about how he changed a young man's life and the school he built from scratch. John also...

On the Level #97: Johnny Royal – A storytelling visionary and his quest to create 33 Degrees & Beyond: The Royal Art of Freemasonry

A chance encounter with Freemasons hall while visiting London in his youth led to a lifelong involvement with Freemasonry. Johnny Royal has had a passion for years about telling the story of Freemasonry and after several years he is now...

“I wanted not to live on a pedestal”

Fr. Ken McGuire describes himself as a theological liberal who peers say still gets along well with conservatives. Father Ken says a Ph.D. in anthropology shaped him to understand how people approach situations from different mindsets and it made him...

I Do Believe
January 16, 2020 App Interview

Amidst Thanksgiving preparations of 2019, Linda Pfeffer speaks with her grandson, Nico Joel, while his mother talks about teriyaki chicken in the background. Linda shares about her relationship with God, Catholicism, and spirituality in general that resonates with Nico as...