The National Day of Listening is November 26, 2010.
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The National Day of Listening is November 26, 2010.

Our mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives.

Since 2003, StoryCorps has collected and archived more than 30,000 interviews from more than 60,000 participants. Each conversation is recorded on a free CD to share, and is preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind, and millions listen to our broadcasts on public radio and the web. Read more…

Get involved with StoryCorps:

Give the gift of listening

Animated shorts

Watch our animated shorts.

Record your story

Record Your Story

Find a location near you, reserve a time, and prepare for your interview.


Bring StoryCorps to your community

Groups and organizations can sponsor on-site recordings in their communities.

Storycorps iPhone App

Now available!

  • Listen to the weekly story and other favorites
  • Share stories online
  • Get tips for recording your own story
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