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StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives.

National Day of Listening: A Conversation With David Isay

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Harvey Wang
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StoryCorps.org

This Friday is the National Day of Listening – an unofficial holiday – where you are encouraged to set aside time and record the stories of your family and friends. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke to the Day of Listening founder David Isay about why the act of listening is so important.

You can record your own “Day of Listening” interview at the KUNC studios this Friday. You’ll find more information here or by calling 800-443-5862.

David Isay is the founder of StoryCorps and the recipient of numerous broadcasting honors, including five Peabody Awards and a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship. He is the author/editor of numerous books that grew out of his public radio documentary work.