StoryCorps on KUAC

Fridays at 1pm

KUAC FM’s 50th Anniversary celebration continues as 30 KUAC StoryCorps stories air weekly on KUAC, every Friday at 1pm, March 29-October 18, 2013. Last fall, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital/Denali Center generously sponsored community interviews with NPR’s StoryCorps project. 

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StoryCorps on KUAC
10:41 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Baker, Grace Military Voices Initiative

Susan Grace and Nancy Lee Baker
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Susan Grace sits down with Nancy Lee Baker to discuss how Ms. Baker's love of flying led to her becoming an original W.A.S.P. Nancy Lee Baker was recently awarded The Congressional Medal of Honor.

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StoryCorps on KUAC
10:14 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Brown, Taylor's Military Voice Initiative

Tonya Brown and Tony Taylor
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Tonya Brown, who is an educator sat down to talk with Behavior Specialist Tony Taylor. Both work with children at Ft. Wainwright, many who are affected by their parent's military occupations.

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StoryCorps on KUAC
12:29 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Smith, Artacho Military Voices Initiative

Jason Smith and Lucia Artacho
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Jason Smith sat down with his wife and mother of their 2 children, Lucia Artacho to discuss her decision to join him by joining the Army.

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StoryCorps on KUAC
12:55 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Steury, McDonald's Military Voices Initiative

Marti Steury and Susan McDonald

Marti Stuery and Susan McDonald had a change to sit down and discuss their lives in and around their military service.

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StoryCorps on KUAC
11:51 am
Fri October 18, 2013

KUAC & StoryCorps: Jim Perrizo and Daryl Farmer

Jim Perrizo and Daryl Farmer
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While Story Corp was in Fairbanks to help celebrate KUAC FM's 50th Anniversary, Jim Perrizo and his friend Daryl Farmer had the opportunity to sit down and discuss a life changing event. 40 years ago when Jim was 6 years old, his greatest fear, unfolded before his eyes.

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StoryCorps on KUAC
8:17 am
Thu October 10, 2013

KUAC & StoryCorps: Brian Rogers and Sherry Modrow

Brian Rogers and Sherry Modrow
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While StoryCorp was in Fairbanks to help celebrate KUAC FM's 50 Anniversary, Brian Rogers and his wife Sherry Modrow looked back fondly on the summers they spent with their family at fish camp on the Yukon River. Here, they discuss how life's responsibilities affected their summertime passion.

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StoryCorps on KUAC
2:34 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

KUAC & StoryCorps: Jack Wilbur and Bert Bell

Jack Wilbur and Bert Bell
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While Story Corp was in Fairbanks to help celebrate KUAC FM's 50th Anniversary, Cousins Jack Wilbur and Bert Bell had the opportunity to reminisce about their childhood together in early Fairbanks. Here they talk about how they would discover Fairbanks, as it expanded.

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StoryCorps on KUAC
9:52 am
Thu September 26, 2013

KUAC & StoryCorps: Niesje Steinkruger and Grace Schaible

Niesje Steinkruger and Grace Schaible
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While Story Corp was in Fairbanks to help celebrate KUAC FM's 50th Anniversary, Niesje Steinkruger had a chance to sit down and talk with Grace Schaible. Here Grace talks about how she became the only female to be named Attorney General of Alaska.

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StoryCorps on KUAC
3:41 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

KUAC & StoryCorps: Dick and Shirley Wiegand

Shirley and Dick Wiegand
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While Story Corp was in Fairbanks to help celebrate KUAC FM's 50th Anniversary, Dick and Shirley Wiegand had a chance to reminisce about teaching and living in the remote Alaskan village of Akiachak, in the 1960's. Here they talk about the different foods they sampled for the first time, including Yupik ice cream.

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StoryCorps on KUAC
8:52 am
Thu September 12, 2013

KUAC & StoryCorps: Pat, Dermot and Terrence Cole.

Dermot, Pat and Terrence Cole.
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While Story Corp was in Fairbanks to help celebrate KUAC FM's 50th Anniversary, brothers Pat, Terrence and Dermot Cole had a chance to sit down and reminisce. In this StoryCorp segment, Terrence tries to sum up the ingredients for their early successes in Fairbanks.

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