You have probably heard Immigrant Stories weekdays at 5:44 during All Things Considered. Now you have the opportunity to listen to an extended Immigrant Stories version. Tune in on the third Tuesday of the month from 4:30 to 5 when the host Walter Gallacher sits down with one of our valley's storytellers as they relate their family's journey to America.
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Immigrant Stories June 21, 2016
Dorothea and Doug Farris have spent their 55 years together here in the Roaring Fork Valley. Dorothea has spent much of that time in public service and working on environmental issues; Doug has grown his logging business. Tune in to hear them describe how they turned their differences into assets and forged a life together.
Immigrant Stories May 17, 2016
Walter talks to Klaus Obermeyer about the early days of skiing in Aspen and the beginnings of Obermeyer's down parkas and popular ski apparel.
Immigrant Stories March 15, 2016
Longtime Newcastle resident Frank Breslin is Walter's guest today.
Immigrant Stories February 16, 2016
Norberto Garcia was born in Cuba in 1961, two months before the
Cuban Missile Crisis. Here, he describes life in Cuba under Fidel, and his family's attempts to get to the United States.
Immigrant Stories January 19, 2016
Rosa Gonzalez has worked her way from the potato fields of the San Luis Valley to the halls of Valley View Hospital. Rosa describes her journey from migrant worker to medical assistant and remembers the people who helped her along the way.
Immigrant Stories December 16, 2015
Part two of an interview with Laurie Loeb as she reflects on her 55 years in the valley.
Immigrant Stories December 15, 2015
Join Immigrant Stories' host Walter Gallacher for an interview with Laurie Loeb as she reflects on her 55 years in the valley. Part 1 of 2.
Immigrant Stories October 20, 2015
Rusty Ford grew up in the South Canyon coal camp and then spent his career in the coal mines at Coal Basin near Redstone. Listen as Rusty describes his life underground
Immigrant Stories September 15, 2015
H.J. Chee was born Ho Jin Chee in South Korea, the son of a wealthy businessman. He remembers his childhood as a wonderful time until the day his father had to leave the family and the country and flee for his life.
Immigrant Stories July 21, 2015
Annie Stephens was born in North Wales and grew up in London. Join host Walter Gallacher as Annie describes the sixteen years she spent in Africa and how she confronted a parent's worst fear.