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The first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening. Listening Is an Act of Love features six stories from 10 years of the innovative oral history project.

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Listening Is an Act of Love (30 min.)

Premiere Date: November 28, 2013

Encore Broadcast Date: Feb. 7, 2014

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Filmmakers: Mike Rauch, Tim Rauch

Press: Press Release | Fact Sheet | Critical Acclaim


Mike Rauch
Mike Rauch
Tim Rauch
Tim Rauch

Critical Acclaim

In the soundproof recording studio . . . thousands of everyday people have talked about their hopes, fears, regrets, triumphs.”

— Brian Stelter, The New York Times

Culled from a decade of gathering and recording intimate tales from across the country. . . . Every story is so different: the arc, the voice, the feeling of each tale. . . . So many of us don't take the time to share the stories of our lives, even with the people who are closest to us.”

— Bonnie Tsui, The Atlantic

Few things you'll watch on TV today will tend to bring the family closer. Best Bet.”

— Dave Bianculli, TV Worth Watching

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