Listening to Our Past (Rebroadcast)

Listening to Our Past (Rebroadcast)

Meet a man who joined the circus as a teen, another who was part of Tampa’s first day of integrated dining in the 1960s, and a woman whose family went to meetings and picnics in Ybor City supporting the Spanish Republic during that country’s civil war. This week on Florida Matters, we’ll visit with the past through excerpts of oral histories from the Bay area. And we’ll talk about why these recordings -- and ones that you can make with your family -- matter.

Director of Special and Digital Collections and the Florida Studies Center at the USF Libraries

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National Day of Listening - Do-It-Yourself companion video

Do-it-Yourself Video for National Day of Listening

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Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Carson Cooper

Carson Cooper is a familiar voice. He has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the local host of NPR's "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for more than two decades. He has been the host of WUSF 89.7's Florida Matters since its launch in 2006. During that time he has reported on a variety of issues of importance to the community, including growth management, education, transportation, affordable housing, taxation, public health and the environment.

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