2011 Community Interviews

In Celebration of  StoryCorps' National Day of Listening!


UAB Students have conducted their own StoryCorps inspired interviews. UAB Media Studies is an offical community partner with StoryCorps. The following interviews have been collected in honor of StoryCorps' National Day of Listening! Click on an interview to listen!


  janice_anderson_thumb    William Anderson interviews his mother, Janice Carnell Anderson about the tragic death of her father.   LaDonna_McCaffertysquare   Lacey Kennedy interviews LaDonna McCafferty about survivng an F5 tornado.
Virginia_Schmitt Karla Stamps interviews Virginia Mae Schmitt, Birmingham's grand dame of community theatre. delores_graham3 Regina Johnson interviews her grandmother, Delores Ann Graham, about moving to Alabama.
Rudy_Roussel_Jr Christopher Robinson interviews Rudy Roussel, who explains his life in a wheelchair. Granny_May_square Cliff Falen interviews Granny May Jenkins Millican, born in 1910, who remembers her wedding day.
Ted_Gideon Michael Gideon interviews his father, Ted Gideon, former chief prosecutor during the Civil Rights era. virgil_blevins_square Jessica Owens interview Virgil Blevins, longtime resident of Rosedale, Alabama.
Media_Studies_square Haley Stephens interviews Slava Egorshin, a Russian immigrant to Alabama. inge_waddle_square Greg Smyth interviews Inge Wadlle who remembers Birmingham in the 1970s.
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Kari Bice interviews southern writer William Cobb.
Gibb Crystal Gibb interviews her father James Gibb, who shares a spiritual moment.