Mark Borodovsky, Alex Borodovsky, Anna Borodovsky, and Maria Borodovskaya

Mark Borodovsky (72) has a conversation with his children, Alex Borodovsky (41), Anna Borodovsky (45) and Maria Borodovskaya (49), about his childhood in Russia, his career in academia and coming to the United States.

lyudmila wolfson: interview part 1

here is me interviewing my grandma about her immigration story to America. enjoy!

Interview with my mother about experiences growing up in the Soviet Union

I interviewed my mother, who is a Ukrainian immigrant from the Soviet Union. Topics discussed included her experience transitioning to American life and Soviet culture

James Newman, Denis Newman, and Christian Newman

Father, Jim Newman (72) and mother, Denis Newman (70) tell their son, Christian Newman (45) the story about their time living in Czechoslovakia.

Living and Immigrating During The Cold War

This interview was about living in the Soviet Union and immigrating to the United States. It includes the hardships of leaving and coming.

conversation with my mom

A son asking his mom about the differences growing up in the Soviet Union and being an immigrant in the United States.

Martin Levin and Benjamin Goebel

Martin Levin (now 93) returns to StoryCorps. He originally came into the Atlanta booth in 2011 and his interview aired in Atlanta as well as nationally. Mr. Levin is interviewed by his great grandson, Ben Groebel (15), about growing up...

“If I could do this, I could do anything.”

Cynthia Ferreira and Ronan Smith talk about her experiences as an American student in the USSR during the last days of the Soviet Government.

Fighting Side-by-Side Next to My Twin

Twins Yaroslav and Aleksander Kek were drafted on December 1, 1989 to serve in the Soviet Union army. Sent to the military camp in Uzbekistan, they talk about their experience serving side-by-side.

Russell Person and Ria Williams

One Small Step conversation partners Russell "Russ" Person (62) and Ria Williams (38) talk about the importance of education, the role of government in the social safety net, and diversity in sectors like academia and STEM

Boris Mirkin’s Interview

Boris talks about his life in the Soviet Union and his experiences with the people aroun him. Boris contrasts his life in America to his life in Russia and why he believes the world is changing for the better.

Cold War Interview

This is me interviewing my dad on the cold war and how it impacted his life.

Melissa Lopez Guerrero and Mariya Frolove

One Small Step conversation partners Melissa Lopez Guerrero (21) and Mariya Frolove (30) have a conversation where they exchange life experiences and stories about the immigrant/child of immigrant experience in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Dad’s Navy Interview
December 5, 2017 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in December 4 in Pennsylvania, Faith interviews Gene about his experience in the Cold War. He explains what was going on during the War and what his role in the Navy was. He also explains some...

Ariella Rukhlin and Yefim Rukhlin

Ariella Rukhlin (16) talks with her grandfather (75) about his childhood in the Soviet Union after the Holocaust, as well as his immigration process and the "American Dream."