StoryCorps "Making It" (2012)

Noe Rueda grew up poor on Chicago's West Side. As young as 8 years old, he relied on his budding entrepreneurial talents to help his mom and three siblings make ends meet.

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The Last Viewing

A Vietnam vet whose son died in combat in Iraq, finds comfort in a chance encounter.

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The Nature of War

In Baghdad, National Guardsman Justin Cliburn made an unlikely friendship with two Iraqi boys.

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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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To R.P. Salazar, with Love

A misdirected email sparks a long-distance relationship.

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"Making It" on DVD and iTunes

As featured in the first-ever StoryCorps special

Listening Is an Act of Love, the first-ever StoryCorps special, presents six stories from ten years of the innovative oral history project, including "Making It".

DVD extras include 15 additional StoryCorps shorts and an 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

Assistant Animation

Polly Guo

FX and Compositing

Gary Leib

Audio Produced by

Michael Garofalo
Katie Simon

Music by Fredrik

The Kora Records
published by House of Hassle

Funding provided by

CPB

In partnership with

POV


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