Rocco Galasso was owner and superintendent of a New York City apartment building where his family lived—until the day he learned that his building would be demolished to make way for new apartments.
Ramón ‘Chunky’ Sanchez grew up in the 1950s when it was common practice to Anglicize the Mexican American students’ names. But Chunky remembers a new classmate who stumped the teachers.
Samuel Black remembers a lasting lesson from his father.
Rachel P. Salazar and Ruben P. Salazar were living 9,000 miles apart when a misdirected email brought them together for the first time.
John Vigiano Jr. was a firefighter and his brother Joe was a police detective. On September 11, 2001, both Vigiano brothers were killed while saving others at the World Trade Centers.
On the morning of September 11th, Michael Trinidad called his ex-wife, Monique Ferrer, from the 103rd floor of the World Trade Center’s North Tower to say goodbye.
Cousins James Ransom and Cherie Johnson reminisce about their inimitable Sunday school teacher, Miss Lizzie Devine.
Engaged to be married, Richard Pecorella and Karen Juday were inseparable. But on September 11, 2001 Karen died in the World Trade Center attacks.
Kay Wang, a strong-willed grandmother, tells her life story from growing up in China to her adventures as a detective for Bloomingdale’s Department Store.
The great oral historian, Studs Terkel, speaks out on what has been lost in modern life and where he sees hope for our future.
Blanca Alvarez and her daughter Connie remember their family’s first years in the U.S. as immigrants from Mexico.
Danny and Annie Perasa tell the story of their twenty-seven-year romance in an intimate and heartbreaking look at true love.
A friendly, but obnoxious blue blob terrorizes his metropolis with incessant babbling. Only the proper use of the short “a” and “o” sounds will stop him.
Twelve-year-old Joshua Littman, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, interviews his mother Sarah in this one-of-a-kind conversation.
86-year-old World War II veteran Joseph Robertson fought at the Battle of the Bulge. Over 60 years later, he still can’t forget one soldier he killed there.