Storycorps

6:02pm

Tue December 10, 2013
StoryCorps

StoryCorps: A bit of color in the darkest of times

A performance of Tosca
Under CC license from Flickr user mariano medda

Shortly after World War II in Eastern Europe, Slobodan Dan Paich was just a boy, and he says life felt void of color. But he remembers the moment light came back in – it was all thanks to a certain musical tale about a dark-haired beauty named Tosca. 

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4:05pm

Mon November 11, 2013
Arts & Culture

StoryCorps: A military man finds support in unexpected places

Olin Thomas and Hugo Salinas
San Francisco StoryCorps

Olin Thomas is a retired army veteran. He says it wasn’t until after he joined the military that he realized he was gay. Despite his fears about coming out, he found support in unexpected places. Thomas sat down in the StoryCorps booth at the Contemporary Jewish Museum of San Francisco with his friend, Hugo Salinas, to tell his story.

Click on the player above to hear the story.

This story originally aired on April 7, 2011.

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4:37pm

Thu November 7, 2013

4:56pm

Mon October 28, 2013
Arts & Culture

StoryCorps: A long relationship with Highland Hospital

Laura Sargent and Bruce Bauer from Highland Hospital
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From time to time, the StoryCorps team goes mobile, and collects interviews at specific sites around the Bay Area. This piece is part of a series of interviews that took place at Highland Hospital in East Oakland.

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6:26pm

Thu May 16, 2013
Arts & Culture

Revisiting San Francisco StoryCorps with Dave Isay

StoryCorps provides a place for loved ones to record and share personal stories.
http://www.thecjm.org/on-view/currently/storycorps-storybooth/about

StoryCorps founder Dave Isay joined KALW’s Hana Baba live by phone to revisit some memories recorded in San Francisco.

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