Tag: Community Storytelling & Listening

Stories of Struggle and Survival Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. ~Margaret Mead     On January 29, 2020, Storyburgh hosted a moth-style storytelling event at the East End Cooperative Ministry with the theme, “Stories of Struggle and […]

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Stories of . . . History   STORIES TEACH US Rudyard Kipling said, if history were told in the form of stories it would never be forgotten.  We agree.  Stories animate facts and provide chronological form: every story has a beginning, middle and end.  Moreover, stories are logical and explanatory, they make sense.  Even the […]

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On Veterans Day Listen to Their Stories  Local Veterans Oral History Recordings Argot: Audio Short Stories Podcast Argot: Audio Short Stories Podcast is a collection of creative story vignettes adapted from The Social Voice Project’s oral history archive. These audio short stories are inspired by actual events. Argot represents some of the most heartfelt […]

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Fritz Ottenheimer Patriotic Duty      Fritz Ottenheimer was born in Kontanz, Germany. He was able to escape Germany along with his family and come to the United States before the darkest days of the Holocaust. Speaking of the atrocities that the world–and especially Jews–suffered at the hands of Nazi Germany during World War […]

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Everyone Has a Story Veterans Oral History TIME WAITS FOR NO ONE Oral historians often say, time waits for no one.  When the voices of those who have lived through history go silent, they are lost forever.  That is why we must locate, capture, preserve, and share these important stories as much as we can […]

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Victor Miesel In All Those Years In this episode of the podcast, WWII Army Air Corps veteran Victor Miesel of Tionesta, Pennsylvania talks about his coming home from the Pacific Islands at age 26.  At age 80, Victor realized that his family had never asked him about his service, and so he decided to share […]

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Stefano Ballini The Red Trickle of the Soul  READ THE TRANSCRIPTION BELOW ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 42 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk with Italian filmmaker Stefano Ballini about preserving veterans stories, the moral injury of war, and his most recent documentary, The Red Trickle of the Soul–featuring Pittsburgh area veterans […]

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Larry Bruno Foundation  2019 Circle of Achievement Awards Banquet   On episode 8 of The Magical Coach Podcast, we present the 2019 Circle of Achievement Awards Banquet honoring Robert Blythe, Glenn Dennison, David Miller, Charlene Taylor, Ken Yonkee, the 2016 WPIAL & State Champion BFHS Football Team, and many others. The Magical Coach Podcast is hosted […]

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Daniel M. Cohen | Single-Handed The inspiring true story of Tibor “Teddy” Rubin   ABOUT THIS EPISODE On Episode 18 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk with Daniel M. Cohen, filmmaker and author of Single-Handed, the inspiring true story of Tibor “Teddy” Rubin–Holocaust survivor, Korean War hero and Medal of Honor recipient. This podcast episode was recorded […]

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