25 December 2009

StoryCorps ~ Experiencing Important Memories

I just caught an interview on Democracy Now! with Dave Isay, the founder of StoryCorps, a project whose mission is to honor and celebrate human lives through listening and experiencing their core stories. This is an enormous oral history project whose ethos is signaled by the project book title: Listening Is an Act of Love. In the DN piece, National Social History Project Records Ordinary People Telling Their Stories to Each Other, Isay tells Amy Goodman of their history and goals and shares some moving example stories...

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