Videos from StoryCorps
The Door She Opened
A transgender woman talks about meeting her aunt, who turns out to be a kindred spirit.
A woman talks about her experience meeting her great-grandmother Silvia, who grew up enslaved during the time of the Civil War.
A man talks about his experience growing up with gay parents amid the AIDS crisis of the 1980s.
Leading the Way
A deaf and blind man talks about the joys of being a father.
A father and son reflect on the father's time as a taxi cab driver.
A father and daughter reminisce about how they lived together when he was a college student.
A conservative older white man and his liberal African-American daughter-in-law talk about how they find common ground and respect one another.
A Wonderful Life
Two daughters reflect with their Alzheimer's-stricken father about their family and the impact he had on their lives.
A Life Worth Living
A lesbian grandmother talks with her niece about family and the importance of a life.
A Family Man
A man talks about his stern but loving deceased father in Cincinnati.
Mi Abuela Panchita
Bishop Ramirez remembers his grandmother, who grows up in Texas on a ranch.
Marking the Distance
A woman loses her short-term memory after surgery to remove a tumor, but her boyfriend is there to help.
Just Like Yesterday
An immigrant for the Dominican Republic gets a job at a hotel and falls in love with a co-worker.
John and Joe
A retired firefighter reflects on losing his two sons on 9/11.
A liberal writer and her conservative construction worker father talk about their political differences.
Danny & Annie
Danny and Annie recount their romance and time together, from their first date to Danny’s final days with terminal cancer.
She Was The One
A man remembers lovingly remembers his inspiring wife, who was killed on September 11, 2001.
The Temple of Knowledge
A boy develops a love of books due to his father's job as a custodian at the New York Public Library.
The Saint of Dry Creek
A young gay teenager gets good advice from his dairy farmer father.
A 12-year old with Asperger's syndrome interviews his mother.
StoryCorps is built on an uncompromising commitment to excellence throughout the organization that includes an intense focus on the collecting, sharing, and preserving of people’s stories; high-quality organizational management; and the care and support of an extraordinary work environment where respect and dignity are paramount.
StoryCorps gives people of all backgrounds, typically two at a time, the opportunity to record meaningful conversations and archives the recordings at the Library of Congress. Recording a StoryCorps interview couldn’t be easier: You invite a loved one, or anyone else you choose, to one of the StoryCorps recording sites to share a 40-minute conversation. Not able to get to a recording site? Use the StoryCorps App and make a plan to record anywhere.
StoryCorps’ archive comprises one of the first and largest born-digital collections of human voices, featuring tens of thousand of facilitated and recorded interviews from all 50 states and Puerto Rico.