Uncle Lou

My Uncle Lou grew up in the 40’s on the South Side of Chicago and was a school teacher for Chicago Public schools. This is a brief account of his childhood and pieces of his career as told by him.

Peter Bankson Reflects on His Vietnam Experience in Duc Pho 1966-67

Peter Bankson describes how he ended up going to Vietnam, his early experiences there and his involvements with the people of Duc Pho. He recalls a frightening mortar attack and the dawning realization that violence is no solution to humanity’s...

Interview with Lokmai (Grandma)

We talked about my grandma’s life in Cambodia before the war and her life during the Khmer Rouge. She emphasized to me how important it is for family to stick together.

Linda Makenzie

An interview with Linda Makenzie about the times she was a kid