Unfolding the Past, Discovering the Future

Recorded May 19, 2019 Archived May 19, 2019 45:00 minutes
Id: APP638486

Description

In this interview, Olivia Simpson-Klein converses with her grandmother, Mary Klein, about how her upbringing in Florida influenced her beliefs and behaviors today. She speaks to the stained racial relations and segregation in the South as well as her response to the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. Mary also reflects on the anti-communist and conformist attitudes of the Cold War era as well as the lasting impacts of the Vietnam War. This interview seeks to understand how our personal histories are revealing of our "truths" and reflects on the truly intricate nature of United States history.

Participants

  • Mary Klein
  • Olivia Simpson-Klein

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