How often do we get to ask a loved one, "What was the happiest moment of your life?" "What are you most proud of?" or "How do you want to be remembered?" Occasions rarely arise for shared reflection in everyday life, but StoryCorps - the most ambitious oral history project in American history - is recording these meaningful conversations and ensuring that our stories live on for generations to come.
Watch the animated version of
, produced by StoryCorps. Connie and Blanca's story
That story became the first episode of KCRW's own
The StoryCorps Airstream trailer is currently parked at LACMA. Story Corps in Los Angeles is made possible by a grant from the David Bohnett Foundation.
In 1995, Philip Donney's mother was murdered by his own father. After his mother's death, Philip and his sister were raised by their aunt, Abby Leibman. In this …
How do you tell a new lover or partner that you're HIV positive? It's a challenge that faced Leo Gui.
Artist Ted Meyer, who suffers from Gaucher disease, discusses his art documenting people's scars, exploring the meaning, and even beauty, within the disfigurement.
Andrea Stern tells her friend Stephanie Howard about how surviving brain surgery gave Andrea a much greater appreciation for the moments and memories of daily life.
Todd Michael Foreman took Kristen Hess to the Santa Monica Pier to ask for her hand in marriage. The proposal was nerve-wracking, but things seem to be working out...
A man who thinks telling a good story is the stuff of life, talks to his granddaughter about his childhood adventures on the streets of Depression-era Philadelphia...
Jacob and Diane Anderson-Minshall tell the story of how they met 20 years ago and how Jacob's decision to transition affected their relationship.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Susan Russell is a pastor at All-Saints in Pasadena and a lesbian. She shares her story of activism and religion in Southern California.
Single mom Anne Gallagher and her teenage son, Tom Chorney, talk about his early childhood diagnosis with Asperger's Syndrome and what it's meant to them.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: OC Weekly Managing Editor Gustavo Arellano talks with Joseph Bernal, about a landmark Orange County civil rights case involving Joe's father, Alex Bernal. …
Margarita Nafpaktitis interviews her third grade teacher, Francine Battle about what inspired her to become a teacher and about growing up in Los Angeles.
Roy Choi, the father of the modern food truck movement, shares stories about growing up Korean-American in Los Angeles.
An intimate look at lives forever changed by the attacks on 9/11, families and friends who tell us about their loved ones and their loss. Hosted by Audie Cornish.
A captive childhood remembered: a Japanese-American man
recalls life in a Colorado
Margot S. Hailey and Margot F. Hailey, mother and
daughter, reminisce about what's it like growing up in Beverly Hills
when you're the only black family in the …
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StoryCorps in Los Angeles is made possible by a grant from the
David Bohnett Foundation