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The Great Thanksgiving Listen from StoryCorps

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The Great Thanksgiving Listen is a national education project that empowers high school students to create an oral history of the contemporary United States by recording an interview with an elder over Thanksgiving weekend using the StoryCorps app. Interviews are entered into the StoryCorps archive at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress and on StoryCorps.me where they become an invaluable resource for future historians and provide families with a priceless piece of personal history. To get started, download the free StoryCorps app using any smartphone device. Available on iTunes and Google Play. More information and a Teacher Tool Kit are available online at PBS LearningMedia.