Omaha's Story

A collection of interviews done in conjunction with StoryCorps' visit to Omaha in 2007.

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.

Omaha's Story 5/12/2015

May 12, 2015
StoryCorps

Jay Johnson and his daughter, Lily, describe running the Lincoln marathon together in 2014.

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 5/8/2015

May 8, 2015
StoryCorps

Omaha performer Jill Anderson talks with her dear friend, Lynn Mills, about a loving gesture from Jill's friends after she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.

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 5/5/2015

May 5, 2015
StoryCorps

Patrick Kreifels interviews his sister, Michelle Kreifels, about the challenges she's faced living with a disability.

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.

This original interview references Region V Services in detail, and the assistance they provide for people with disabilities.  For more information, you can visit Region V.

Omaha's Story 4/30/2015

Apr 30, 2015
StoryCorps

John Thomas Jr. and his wife, Gretchen Thomas, reminisce about how their life began 40 years ago.

These interviews are 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.

Charlene Tarsney & Catherine Prinz

Charlene Tarsney talks with Catherine Prinz, who started a grass-roots effort to bring a public library to the Dundee neighborhood 34 years ago.

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