Omaha's Story

Omaha's Story
11:41 am
Wed July 4, 2007

Omaha's Story 7/4/2007

Frances & Jim Swanson
(by Bob Coate)

Frances & Jim Swanson

Omaha's Story, Becoming a citizen

Frances Smyth Swanson tells her husband, Jim Swanson, about how she became a U.S. citizen.

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Omaha's Story
1:11 pm
Wed June 27, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 6/27/2007

Rachel Rosenberg & Abe Sass
(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Rachel Rosenberg & Abe Sass

Omaha's Story, Experiences in Auschwitz

Rachel Rosenberg talks with close friend Abe Sass about her experiences in a concentration camp in Auschwitz.

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Omaha's Story
11:36 am
Wed June 20, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 6/20/2007

Dave Whitaker & Seth Fries
(by Lena Richardson)

Seth Fries & Dave Whitaker

Omaha's Story, Overcoming Illiteracy

Literacy Center for the Midlands tutor Dave Whitaker talks with one of his students, Seth Fries, about the challenges of overcoming illiteracy.

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Omaha's Story
2:42 pm
Fri June 15, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 6/13/2007

Rufus White & Vida Stabler
(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Rufus White & Vida Stabler

Omaha's Story, Traditional Omaha Tribe Music

Vida Stabler talks with Rufus White about singing and playing traditional Omaha Tribe music.

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Omaha's Story
12:52 pm
Thu June 7, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 6/4/2007

Freddie & Ben Gray
(by Lena Richardson)

Freddie & Ben Gray

Omaha's Story, How Youth influences your life

Freddie Gray talks to her husband Ben about how his youth influenced his life.

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Omaha's Story
9:49 am
Thu June 7, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 6/6/2007

Tracy, Tamarrah & David Wernsman
(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Tracy, Tamarrah & David Wernsman

Omaha Story's, A story of Adoption

Tracy Wernsman shares the story of how she came to adopt her children, Tamarrah and David.

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Omaha's Story
8:48 am
Thu May 31, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 5/30/2007

Mary Pat, Christine & Diane
(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Diane Watson, Christine Besen & Mary Pat Champion

Omaha's Story, Remembering a Sister

Eight years ago, Laura Watson was killed by a random act of violence. Today, her three sisters share memories of Laura and tell how her death impacted their lives.

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Omaha's Story
8:18 am
Thu May 31, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 5/28/2007

Kay Scarpello & Jerry Hassett
(by Bob Coate)

Jerry Hassett and Kay Scarpello

Omaha's Story, WWII

For this Memorial Day edition, Kay Scarpello talks to her uncle, former Omaha politician Jerry Hassett, about serving in World War II.

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Omaha's Story
10:56 am
Thu May 24, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 5/16/2007

Jean Davie and Sarah Davie Riehl

Omaha's Story, A father lost to WWII

Sarah Hiatt Davie Riehl asks her mother, Jean Davie, about her birth father. Richard Estes Hiatt was killed in World War II shortly after Sarah was born.

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Omaha's Story
8:15 am
Thu May 24, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 5/21/2007

Brianna Marshall & Jan Holt

Omaha's Story, Young Mother, and Addiction

Brianna Marshall asks her grandmother, Jan Holt, about becoming a parent at a young age. Then she talks about life with a mother who's addicted to drugs.

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