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StoryCorps Shorts

Premiere Date: August 9, 2012


The Human Voice

PBS Broadcast: Sept. 7, 2010

Online: Sept. 8, 2010 through Sept. 8, 2014


The great oral historian Studs Terkel was an inspiration to StoryCorps and he was also an early participant in the project. In this short film, he speaks out about what has been lost in modern life and where he sees hope for our future. The Human Voice will be broadcast after Off and Running. (2 minutes)

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Until Nov. 28, 2017

StoryCorps grew out of a very simple idea: we wanted to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record their life stories.”

— Dave Isay, StoryCorps Founder and President

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