My Father: Growing Up During the Cold War
November 27, 2017 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Birmingham, AL, Alison Levine (16) interviews her father, Adam Levine, about growing up during the Cold War. He discusses the effects the war had on him and others. He also details specific...

Marco Keller interviews Thomas Keller about his experience with the Cold War and his parents’ experience with WWII.

In this interview, conducted in November 2019 in San Marcos, Texas, Marco Keller (16) interviews his father Thomas Keller (51) about his experience with the Cold War. Thomas shares his views on the development of affairs during the Cold War,...

Gary Moore: Thoughts and Experiences during the Cold War Part 1

We discussed Gary’s experiences during the Cuban Missile Crisis, his life under a nuclear threat, and his views on the Vietnam War and the very influential year of 1968. Cut short due to a glitch with the phone which was...

Story Corps Project with my grandfather

This is an interview that I had with my Grandfather about how he felt about the wars he grew up with around him

Cold War Story Interview – Cambodian Genocide

History student Jennifer Touch interviews her mother, Kimhong Hay, about her experience during the Cambodian Genocide, which took place during the Cold War, and how it affected her as a child.

Revealing Authenticity Through Experience: An Interview with Elizabeth Perez.

In this discussion between a mother and daughter, Christina and Elizabeth Perez discuss the facets of Elizabeth’s life that have shaped her into who she is today. Beginning with her multiple moves as a child and her various exposure to...

Eli Conklin interviews his grandfather, Philip Harrison, about his life in the South and historic events he remembers.

In this interview, conducted in May 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Eli Conklin (17) interviews his grandfather Philip Harrison (67) about his childhood in Garner, North Carolina, and his memories of historic events in the 1960s. Rev. Harrison shares his memories...

Cold War

Cold War was scary to American during that time.

storytelling

surviving loss and overcoming isolation

Oral History

My grandfather is talking about his experience in the US army and his involvement in the Cold War.

From East Germany With Love

I interview my mother about her experience raising her younger siblings after her parents were imprisoned by the East German government. This is a story of strength, perseverance, and overcoming extreme adversity while remaining true to her family and herself.

Kaia interviews her grandmother, Alice, about her life experiences

In this interview, recorded on November 27th, 2015, Kaia Neal (13) interviews her grandmother, Alice Kurtz (69) about her childhood growing up in New York. She talks about growing up during the Cold War and the Cuban Missle Crisis. Plus...

Charlotte Tyree Aderholdt tells grandson John Heiberger about some significant memories and historical recollections.

In this interview, conducted November 2019 in Birmingham, AL, John Heiberger (16) interviews his grandmother, Charlotte Tyree Aderholdt, about her significant memories from childhood and young adulthood as well as historical recollections during this time. Mrs. Tyree-Aderholdt shares stories about...

Escape from Communist Hungary

My father describes life under communist Hungary, his escape and life after in different countries