Seg. 1: The Stories Of StoryCorps. Seg. 2: Wheatley-Provident Hospital | KCUR

Seg. 1: The Stories Of StoryCorps. Seg. 2: Wheatley-Provident Hospital

Jul 24, 2018

Segment 1: StoryCorps is coming to Kansas City.

With the magic of an airstream trailer and a couple of microphones, StoryCorps turns simple conversations into meaningful moments. On this episode, we find out how they plan to make the magic happen here in Kansas City.

  • Jacqueline Van Meter, site manager, StoryCorps Mobile Tour

Segment 2, beginning at 31:00: New plans for an old hospital in the heart of downtown Kansas City.

The Wheatley-Provident hospital is an iconic landmark in the Kansas City African-American community. It's long been vacant, but change is coming. 

  • Erica Brice, co-owner of the Wheatley-Provident hospital building