Omaha's Story

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

Omaha's Story 8/19/2015

Aug 19, 2015
StoryCorps

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
StoryCorps

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
StoryCorps

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
StoryCorps

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
StoryCorps

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
StoryCorps

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.

Omaha's Story 6/25/2015

Jun 25, 2015
StoryCorps

Beth Rigatuso explores the topic of gender identity with a good friend, Mechele Burry.

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 6/11/2015

Jun 11, 2015
StoryCorps

Native American Pat LeMere and her friend, Donna Polk, talk about an historic event relating to Pat's ancestors, and about one man's effort to set things right.

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 6/3/2015

Jun 3, 2015
StoryCorps

Judy Schueneman and her husband, Joe, tell us about their decision to pick up and help people in eastern Kentucky during the recession.

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 5/20/2015

May 20, 2015
StoryCorps

Lawyers Dan Wintz and Margaret Badura update their 2007 story about their long and winding relationship.

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.

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