Resistance to the Vietnam War on the Home Front

I interviewed my Grandma about participating in the Kent State riots that ended in a tragedy. I also interviewed my Grandpa about escaping the draft and the widespread discontent with the war and violence.

Debra Shearer Interview

This interview between Leonard and Debra Shearer begins with Debra’s recollections of her childhood and later life experiences as well as her reflections on those experiences. From education to wealth and poverty, Debra covers some of the critical facets of...

Mary Tate DeFore and her grandmother, Anna DeFore, talk about life growing up in Tallassee and today’s controversies.

In this interview, conducted November 27, 2018 in Hoover, AL, Mary Tate DeFore (16) interviews her grandmother, Anna DeFore, about growing up in Tallassee. Anna DeFore shares what life was like during the Vietnam War, moon landing, JFK assassination, and...