Cold War Army-Brat, Captain John Norris, and his "Forrest Gump life."

Recorded July 29, 2019 Archived July 29, 2019 01:21:35
Languages: N/A
Id: APP650533

Description

An interview with my dad, John Norris, speaking to my 11th grade High School History students at San Dieguito High School Academy in Encinitas, California in May 2018. My students had prepared questions after studying about the Cold War era of the 1950's to the 1980's. Topics include growing up in post WWII Verdun France, to the Civil Rights and political struggles of the 1960's, working with Steve McQueen on the set of "The Sand Pebbles," as well as his experiences in the Vietnam War, specifically during the Tet Offensive.

Participants

  • John Norris
  • Oly Norris