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 April 15, 2014

Igor Trupacs was born in Serbia to Hungarian parents. On this episode of Immigrant Stories, Walter Gallacher talks to Igor about his family and growing up during the Yugoslav Wars.
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Immigrant Stories April 16, 2013

Former Garfield County Commissioner candidate Aleks Briedis, who hails from a family of Latvian immigrants.
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Immigrant Stories August 19, 2014 - Part One

On this episode of Immigrant Stories, host Walter Gallacher interviews Jennifer Smith, who has been practicing immigration law in the Roaring Fork Valley for the last seven years. She recently returned from the detention center in Artesia, New Mexico where she represented the Central American mothers and their children being detained there. This is part one of that interview.
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Immigrant Stories August 19, 2014 - Part Two

On this episode of Immigrant Stories, host Walter Gallacher interviews Jennifer Smith, who has been practicing immigration law in the Roaring Fork Valley for the last seven years. She recently returned from the detention center in Artesia, New Mexico where she represented the Central American mothers and their children being detained there. This is part two of that interview.
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Immigrant Stories August 20, 2013

Klaus Penzel was a little boy in Germany during Hitler’s rise to power. By the time he was fifteen he was going to school in the morning and manning anti-aircraft guns in the afternoon. At sixteen, he was conscripted into a desperate and retreating German army.
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Immigrant Stories August 20, 2013

Part 2 of Immigrant Stories' interview with Klaus Penzel
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Immigrant Stories August 21, 2012

Today's show features an interview with Ana Ariza. Ana and her family survived the civil war in El Salvador. She was five when it started and fifteen when it ended. Ana came to the UnitedStates when she was seventeen. In an interview recorded five years ago she describes her growing up amidst the war and her adjustment to life in the United States. Ana's story is one of faith, hope, courage and persistence.
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Immigrant Stories December 17, 2013

Pat and Bill Fender, "the teacher and the cowboy" sat down with Walter Gallacher in September to talk about their fifty-nine years together. Bill passed away at his home on Thanksgiving Day 2013
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Immigrant Stories December 18, 2012

Mary Hannah Throm describes growing up in the hard times of the 1930’s.
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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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