StoryCorps "The Icing on the Cake" (2010)

Blanca Alvarez and her daughter Connie remember their family's first years in the U.S. as immigrants from Mexico.

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The Human Voice

Oral historian Studs Terkel on what has been lost in modern life and where he sees hope for our future.

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No More Questions!

A strong-willed grandmother tells her life story.

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Facundo the Great

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

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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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"The Icing on the Cake" 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 "The Icing on the Cake" 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

The Rauch Brothers
Bill Wray

Executive Producer

Dave Isay

Supervising Producer

Donna Galeno

Producers

Mike Rauch
Lizzie Jacobs

Co-Producer

Michael Garofalo

Production Assistant

Isaac Kestenbaum

Animation

Tim Rauch

Assistant Animation

David Sheahan

Ink and Paint

Erica Perez

FX and Compositing

Gary Leib

Audio Produced by

Katie Simon
Nadia Reiman

Music

Fredrik
The Kora Records
published by House of Hassle

Alejandro Flores
published by Alejandro Flores

Funding provided by

CPB

In partnership with

POV


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