Omaha's Story

A collection of interviews done in conjunction with StoryCorps' visits to Omaha in 2007 and 2015.

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Robert Jones tells his wife, Rosellen, about his experiences in the 7th Army Symphony Orchestra in the late 1950s.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.  Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

StoryCorps

Jerrod Hysten and his Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor, David Yoble, examine the different aspects of being a "big brother".

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.  Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 9/24/2015

Sep 24, 2015
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Jade Rogers and Dr. Nichelle Horton-Brown tell us about a Black History program they created when they were seniors at Omaha Central High School in 1990.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.  Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 9/9/2015

Sep 10, 2015

Jan Lund describes her long-time effort to convince her husband, Blake, to get a dog.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.  Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 8/19/2015

Aug 19, 2015
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Cheri Cavanagh talks with her daughter, Sarah, about dealing with cancer both as a caregiver and then later as a patient.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.  Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 8/5/2015

Aug 5, 2015
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Colleagues Joan Latchaw and Marvel Maring discuss the rewards of teaching in Nicaragua.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.  Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 7/23/2015

Jul 23, 2015
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Henry Hallgren explores his options in higher education with his grandfather, Gordon Foley.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.  Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 7/16/2015

Jul 16, 2015
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Rich Stanko shares a story with his wife, Tracy, about his service in Vietnam.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.  Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 7/8/2015

Jul 8, 2015
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Patricia "Big Mama" Barron shares stories about Big Mama's Kitchen and Catering with her granddaughter, Diondria Harrison.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.  Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 7/1/2015

Jul 1, 2015
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Long-time radio personality Gordon Spencer shares a particular story with his wife, Hannelore Rogers, about interviewing a jazz legend.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.  Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

To listen to Gordon's interview with Billie Holiday, click here.

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