Personal History Interview
Recorded May 20, 2019 Archived May 20, 2019 39:47 minutes
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DescriptionIn this interview, conducted in Colorado on May 20th, 2019, Jeffrey Li interviews his mother Danlin Liu about her life experiences and stories. She first talks about her childhood in China and what life was like in her hometown, as well as detailing her student life. Alongside telling stories about her experiences, she also talks about the major events in China like the Cultural Revolution and Tiananmen Square protests and the news broadcoasts surrounding those events. In addition to her life in China, Danlin also explains her move to America and the reasons behind it, as well as starting a new life in America and what it entailed. Events like the 9/11 terrorist attack and the presidential election of 2008 are described from her personal perspective, and how those events shaped her life are described in detail.