A description, either true or imagined, of a connected series of events:
Will you read/tell me a story, daddy?
Martha chose her favourite book of bedtime stories.
He writes children’s stories.
I don’t know if it’s true but it’s a good story (= entertaining to listen to although probably not true).
She gave me her version of what had happened, but it would be interesting to hear his half/side of the story (= the events as described by him).
Apparently his first words to her were “Will you marry me?” or so the story goes (= that is what people say happened).
A report in a newspaper or on a news broadcast of something that has happened:
The main story in the papers today is the president’s speech.
He made up some story about having to be at his aunt’s wedding anniversary.
27 nov. 2017
25 jun. 2014
Frank Abagnale, who evolved from being a brilliant young mastermind of international deception and fraud into one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery and embezzlement, tells his life story. His intercontinental saga prompted Steven Spielberg to turn Abagnale’s life into the movie Catch Me If You Can starring Leonardo DiCaprio. This talk was given on November 30, 2010.
31 aug. 2018
31 aug. 2018
Production funding provided by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund and by the members of Prairie Public.
About the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund In 2008, Minnesota voters passed a landmark piece of legislation — the Minnesota Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment — which provided funding to public television stations serving audiences in Minnesota. Its mission is to help preserve and document the treasures of culture, history, and heritage that make Minnesota special, and to increase access to the natural and cultural resources we all share.
22 sep. 2017
21 sep. 2020