StoryCorps In Cincinnati

Wednesdays at 6:45 am, 8:45 am and 4:44pm

91.7 WVXU was proud to host the national story-gathering project StoryCorps at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center for four weeks during April and May 2017. While here, they recorded over 140 conversations between our neighbors, friends and family.

Beginning June 7, we will air a segment of one of those conversations each Wednesday at 6:45 & 8:45am during Morning Edition and 4:44pm during All Things Considered.

Our thanks to the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank Foundation and The Johnson Foundation for their support.

Bob Hedlesten And His Daughter, Tracey

Aug 16, 2017

This week: 

Briana and Manuel Susarret

Aug 9, 2017

At age 31, Briana Susarret was preparing for her server shift at a local restaurant when she suffered a stroke. 

Harjinder Singh Chauhan and Balpreet Kaur

Aug 2, 2017

On this week's StoryCorps in Cincinnati: Harjinder Singh Chauhan is Indian by heritage, Kenyan by birth and attended university in London. 

Grace Yek, J Web Holes, and daughter Victoria

Jul 25, 2017

This week: 

James Avant and Brandon Reynolds

Jul 19, 2017

James Avant had aspirations to be a doctor, but has discovered a passion and career as a baker. 

Barbara and Jennifer Neumann

Jul 12, 2017

Barbara Neumann grew up in the 1950's as a Japanese American whose parents spent time in an internment camp. 

Joy And Rosie Lawrence Slater

Jul 5, 2017

Rosie Lawrence Slater was born with a very rare disorder known as Kabuki Syndrome which affects her both physically and developmentally. 

Salwa El-Magoli and Yen Hsieh

Jun 27, 2017

On this week's StoryCorps in Cincinnati: Salwa El-Magoli is a groundbreaking academic, the first female dean of the agriculture faculty at Cairo University. Yen Hsieh, is a former P&G researcher who founded FlavorDrive, a local culinary and formulation company, and is board chair of Asian Community Alliance, a nonprofit organization serving Asians in the greater Cincinnati area. 

Carl Westmoreland With His Son, Guy

Jun 21, 2017

Carl Westmoreland is the senior historian at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and is a nationally recognized authority on African American history. 

Johnnie Johnson & His Daughter, Maria Papakirk

Jun 14, 2017

Johnnie Johnson, the patriarch of Camp Washington Chili, talks with his daughter, Maria Papakirk, in this StoryCorps in Cincinnati

William J. and Cassandra Jones

Jun 6, 2017

Today's StoryCorps in Cincinnati is a loving conversation between local photographer William J. Jones and his wife, Cassandra, who happens to be blind.