KDNK Programs: Immigrant Stories

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 February 21, 2012

Tune into KDNK every weekday at 5:44 for a four-minute Immigrant Story, and every third Tuesday of the month for a half-hour long version. This story features Julie Dinh.
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Immigrant Stories January 15, 2013

Laverne Starbuck, who grew up in the 1930s with her nine brothers and sisters on a working vegetable farm in rural Denver.
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Immigrant Stories January 21, 2014

Ditty and Bob Perry established the Mt Sopris Hereford Ranch and for sixty-six years they worked the land and created what Ditty refers to as the "abundant life" for themselves and their seven children.
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Immigrant Stories July 16, 2013

Floyd Diemoz’s grandparents came to the United States from northern Italy’s Aosta Valley at the turn of the 20th Century. During that time forty-three other families from the Aosta region made their way to the Roaring Fork Valley. On this episode Floyd talks about his family and the Aostans who settled and developed much of the ranch land in the Valley.
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Immigrant Stories June 17, 2014

In the mid 80's Ismael Argueta fled the civil war in El Salvador. He was a teenager looking for a safe place, much like the teenagers of today who are fleeing the drug wars of Central America. Join Ismael Argueta as he remembers life in the midst of a civil war."
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Immigrant Stories June 19, 2012

Melania Ullerick
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Immigrant Stories March 19, 2013

Some people in the Roaring Fork Valley know Oscar McCollum as the former mayor of Marble and the author of three books on the history of the area. But what most people don’t know is that McCollum is a former CIA agent. In this interview Oscar will describe how he became one of the early architects of the Central Intelligence Agency.
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Immigrant Stories March 20, 2012

Jessica Hernandez
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Immigrant Stories March 7, 2013

Don Dorrell, Hank Bosco and Bonnie Lenke Smeltzer grew up in western Colorado in the 1930’s. They remember the struggles and triumphs that faced them and their families during the Great Depression of the ‘30s.
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Immigrant Stories May 15, 2012

Victor Gabossi
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