Storycorps

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
Storycorps

 

 

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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5:44pm

Thu May 9, 2013
Arts & Culture

Celebrating mothers with StoryCorps founder Dave Isay

Dave Isay's book "Mom"

 

StoryCorps is a national project that records of conversations between loved ones. Parents and their children, siblings, spouses and friends sit in a sound studio booth and record and interview with each other. StoryCorps is the brainchild of Dave Isay, an award winning documentary producer, and author of the book, Mom. Since he has inspired others to interview each other, we thought it would be nice to interview him. Isay sat down with KALW's Holly Kernan.

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5:06pm

Tue April 23, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

StoryCorps: Living with Multiple Sclerosis

Melanie Rowen (R) Kristina Wertz (L)

Melanie Rowen was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in her late twenties. She remembers the first symptoms, such as bad vision and physical numbness, and her unsuccessful attempts to diagnose herself. As an attorney, normal tasks like writing briefs and remembering what was said at meetings suddenly became much more difficult.

The cost to treat the disease is over $700 a month. Rowen describes in detail how she deals with these financial burdens while trying to forge a new identity for herself.

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