October 28, 2011

In America

TSVP Family Voices: Scott S. Farkas by TheSocialVoiceProject

Scott Bombster Farkas in the Big Apple
After spending his senior year of high school in Michigan, Scott wanted to return to America.  This past fall, he said goodbye to Scotland and headed back to Michigan via New York City, then Atlantic City, Washington DC, and Miami.  TSVP caught up with him as he visited his grandparents in Pittsburgh.  Listen as Scott unfolds a few stories about his travels, his hopes for college, his family, his hometown of Dundee.   

October 27, 2011

Voices of Change: Occupy Pittsburgh

TSVP Voices of Change: Occupy Pittsburgh by TheSocialVoiceProject

Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York City, Pittsburgh activists and citizens began occupying BNY/Mellon Park in the downtown area starting in October, 2011.

Listen as TSVP talks with participants about why they are there. Recorded October 24, 2011. Featuring the voices of Jack X, Curtiss X, Rev. Robert Kline (Global Undergroud Initiative), Chris X, and Tim X.

Occupy Pittsburgh, October 2011

October 14, 2011

New From StoryCorps: John Klein and Bernice Flournoy

“I had a position at a senior citizen facility...”

John Klein remembers meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann Allen, with her daughter Bernice Flournoy.


October 8, 2011

Coming Soon: More Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh

Coming soon to The Social Voice Project

Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh
at the National WW II Memorial
and the Korean War Memorial

Click here for recent photographs from our October 2011 trip.

October 2, 2011

My Father the Forger

Sarah Kaminsky
Sarah Kaminsky talks about her father, Adolfo Kaminsky, a forger with a mission.

Listen to her @ Create Your Life Story

Born in 1979 in Algeria, of an Argentinean father with Russian origins, and a Tuareg Algerian mother, Sarah Kaminsky arrived in France when she was 3 years old. Passionate about art since her childhood, she started learning the cello at age 4. As a teenager, she discovered two passions, which are still vibrant in her life: theater and writing. Since then, she's shared her time between her acting career and writing screenplays, plays or books.

In 2009, Sarah wrote a book worthy of the best spy novels, based on the true story of her father, Adolfo Kaminsky, genius-forger who committed his know-how and convictions to serve the French Resistance during World War II, saving thousands of Jewish families, and many others over the course of 30 years for various causes around the world.

Listen as Sarah tells the extraordinary story of her father Adolpho and his activity during World War II -- using his ingenuity and talent for forgery to save lives.