Recent Florida Stories episodes

Dr. Philip Adler and Jenny Carlstedt (September 11, 2009)
Jim and Jenny Carlstedt

Philip Adler moved to Tampa in the late '50s after finishing pediatric residencies in Boston and Detroit. Several years later, an infant with a challenging medical case arrived in his office. He immediately realized he could treat the child with...

Nancy Eckerd Hart and Tom Denham (September 4, 2009)
Nancy Eckerd Hart and Tom Denham

Nancy Eckerd was a child when her father Jack Eckerd moved to Florida to own and operate a handful of drugstores which he turned into one of the largest drugstore chains in the country. Jack Eckerd read about a youth camp in Texas which he visted...

Pieter Kohnstam (August 28, 2009)
Pieter Kohnstam

For nearly a year, Pieter Kohnstam and his family endured countless hardships as they fled Amsterdam and the Nazi persecution in 1942. The family traveled thousands of miles through half a dozen countries before they reached freedom in Argentina...

Bobbie O'Brien and Earl Quenneville (August 21, 2009)
Bobbie O'Brien and Earl Quenneville

A Yale Graduate, an architect, and a World War II veteran; Earl Quenneville has accomplished many things in his life. But no accomplishment, he says, has been greater than the day he met the love of his life - WUSF's own Bobbie O'Brien. Earl and...

Walter Beller (August 14, 2009)
Walter Beller and Chris Angermann
Walter Beller

Before he immigrated to the United States and launched a successful career in Industrial Engineering, Walter Beller lived in Germany. As a boy, he watched as the front lines of World War II slowly marched into his own backyard. Recently Walter...

Ted Swanson (August 7, 2009)
Brad and Holly Swanson with their father Ted
Ted Swanson

He had many titles in his days in the film industry, but Ted Swanson began his career as a paige. Soon afterwards he became a stunt man & actor, finally finding a foothold behind the camera as an assistant director where he worked on many...

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