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
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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StoryCorps on KUAC
3:36 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

KUAC & StoryCorps: Neil Davis and Richard Seifert

Neil Davis and Richard Seifert
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While Story Corp was in Fairbanks to help celebrate KUAC FM's 50th Anniversary, Richard Seifert interviewed Neil Davis to find out more about his long illustrious career. Here, Richard asks Neil to discusses some interesting truths about the first North American sighting of Sputnik.

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StoryCorps on KUAC
12:22 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

KUAC & StoryCorps: Mike Sfraga and Ann Tremarello

Ann Tremarello and Mike Sfraga
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While Story Corp was in Fairbanks to help celebrate KUAC FM's 50th Anniversary, Ann Tremarello is interviewed by her friend Mike Sfraga about moving to Alaska as a teenager, her education, and her career as the registrar at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks.

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StoryCorps on KUAC
4:27 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

KUAC & StoryCorps: Peggy Shumaker and Joseph Usibelli

Joseph Usibelli and Peggy Shumaker
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While Story Corp was in Fairbanks to help celebrate KUAC FM's 50th Anniversary, Peggy Shumaker sat down to interview her husband Joseph Usibelli. Here, Joseph talks about an event that not only affected Alaska, but the rest of his life.

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StoryCorps on KUAC
1:46 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

KUAC & StoryCorps: Mary Binkley, Marjorie Poggas and Murray Richmond

Murray Richmond, Mary Binkley and Marjorie Poggas
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While Story Corp was in Fairbanks to help celebrate KUAC FM's 50th Anniversary, longtime friends Mary Binkley, Marjorie Poggas and Murray Richmond had a chance to sit down and reminisce. Here, Mary talks about starting a river boat tour company with her husband.

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