StoryCorps "Eyes on the Stars" (2012)

On January 28, 1986, the NASA Challenger exploded 73 seconds after takeoff. On board was physicist Ronald E. McNair, who was the second African American to enter space. But first, he was a kid with big dreams in Lake City, South Carolina.

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John and Joe

On September 11, 2001, the Vigiano brothers died saving others at the World Trade Centers.

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Facundo the Great

A Mexican American student thwarts teachers' attempts to Anglicize his name.

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Danny and Annie

Danny and Annie Perasa tell the story of their twenty-seven-year romance.

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A Family Man

Samuel Black fondly recalls his father's hard work and tough love.

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"Eyes on the Stars" on DVD

Plus the first-ever StoryCorps special, and 14 more shorts!

This DVD collects the first-ever StoryCorps special, Listening Is an Act of Love, and "Eyes on the Stars" along with 14 additional shorts. In these cartoons, everyday people from little towns and big cities across America share extraordinary stories of love, loss, and daily life.

Bonus interview with The Rauch Brothers.

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Credits

Directed by

The Rauch Brothers

Art Direction

Bill Wray

Storyboard

Stephen DeStefano

Executive Producers

Dave Isay
Donna Galeno

Producers

Mike Rauch
Lizzie Jacobs

Consulting Producer

Michael Garofalo

Production Coordinator

Maya Millett

Animation

Tim Rauch

Audio Produced by

Michael Garofalo

Music by Fredrik

The Kora Records
published by House of Hassle

Funding provided by

CPB
Art Works

In partnership with

POV


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