101 episodes

History builds the present. Where we are today is a result of where we have been. Yet, some of the stories that got us here have remained in the shadows. And the true stories of the people and inventions that have built our world are often lost to time. Our only hope for building a better future is to truly understand what got us to the present. From the famous, to the infamous, to the never heard of, these are the unknown backstories of people who have changed the world. In Season 8, award-winning actor Alec Baldwin uncovers the little known backstories of veterans who have built companies, products, and brands that have changed the way we live.

The Story Mission

    • Education
    • 4.6 • 235 Ratings

History builds the present. Where we are today is a result of where we have been. Yet, some of the stories that got us here have remained in the shadows. And the true stories of the people and inventions that have built our world are often lost to time. Our only hope for building a better future is to truly understand what got us to the present. From the famous, to the infamous, to the never heard of, these are the unknown backstories of people who have changed the world. In Season 8, award-winning actor Alec Baldwin uncovers the little known backstories of veterans who have built companies, products, and brands that have changed the way we live.

    There Are No Mistakes

    There Are No Mistakes

    This is the story about an Air Force master sergeant who needed a change of scenery.

    Season 8 of The Story is narrated by Alec Baldwin and uncovers the little known backstories of eight veterans who have built companies, products, inventions, and brands that have changed the way we live.

    • 10 min
    67 and Counting

    67 and Counting

    This is the story of a man who escaped death, hopped from job to job, and went on to shape American culture as we know it.

    Season 8 of The Story is narrated by Alec Baldwin and uncovers the little known backstories of eight veterans who have built companies, products, inventions, and brands that have changed the way we live.

    • 9 min
    The Runner Up

    The Runner Up

    This is the story of how one man created a product that could change the world… but only if you use it.

    Season 8 of The Story is narrated by Alec Baldwin and uncovers the little known backstories of eight veterans who have built companies, products, inventions, and brands that have changed the way we live.

    • 11 min
    A New Wave

    A New Wave

    This is the story of a woman who answered the call to serve.

    Season 8 of The Story is narrated by Alec Baldwin and uncovers the little known backstories of eight veterans who have built companies, products, inventions, and brands that have changed the way we live.

    • 7 min
    The Spy on Death Row

    The Spy on Death Row

    This is the story of a woman who saw an opportunity to apply her acting skills to become a spy during the American Civil War.

    Season 8 of The Story is narrated by Alec Baldwin and uncovers the little known backstories of eight veterans who have built companies, products, inventions, and brands that have changed the way we live.

    • 10 min
    Rethinking the Impossible

    Rethinking the Impossible

    This is the story of a true “overnight” success.

    Season 8 of The Story is narrated by Alec Baldwin and uncovers the little known backstories of eight veterans who have built companies, products, inventions, and brands that have changed the way we live.

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
235 Ratings

235 Ratings

DI from Arkansas ,

Diane a retired hospice nurse

Great inspirational stories that give hope and courage in this pandemic ,Thank you for your program

tia_ra ,

Binge material!

Inspirational, educational, entertaining!

avclark ,

I really love this show!

This show is really fun and reminds of listening to Paul Harvey’s The Rest of the Story with my dad when I was a kid. Great writing, great talent (Jeffrey Wright!!), and the perfect length make these inspiring stories truly bingeable.

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