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David Isay

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David Isay — Listening as an Act of Love

On Being with Krista Tippett

“The soul is contained in the human voice,” says David Isay, founder of StoryCorps. He sees the StoryCorps booth — a setting where two people ask the questions they’ve always wanted to ask each other — as a sacred space. He shares his wisdom about listening as an act of love, and how eliciting and capturing our stories is a way of insisting that every life matters.


12 May 2016

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[Unedited] David Isay with Krista Tippett

On Being with Krista Tippett

David Isay is the founder of StoryCorps and winner of the MacArthur Genius Grant and 2015 TED Prize. His new StoryCorps book is “Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work”. This interview is edited and produced with music and other features in the On Being episode “David Isay — Listening as an Act of Love. Find more at http://onbeing.org/program/david-isay-listening-as-an-act-of-love/6268

1hr 12mins

12 May 2016

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David Isay: Poetry and Grace

WKNO-FM: NPR for the Mid-South

David Isay is the man behind StoryCorps, the national oral history project where ordinary people interview close friends and loved ones. Isay tells Candice Ludlow the seeds were sown long ago.

23 Apr 2010