Straight Outta Vietnam: (My Aunt Kim’s Journey: Starting From Vietnam to Immigrating to The United States)

An interview with my aunt Kim Bach, on her life from communist Vietnam to the United States and also discusses family and work ethic.

Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

This is an interview with my father, who was born and grew up in Poland while it was under authoritarian rule by the Soviet Union.

Ed Dunn – a former Marine in the late 1950’s.

A brief interview with Ed Dunn, a Marine in the late 1950’s. Within our conversation, we discussed where he was stationed, life for him as a Marine, segregation, and how the Marines shaped him as a person and how he...

Cold War interview w/ Dad

I interviewed my dad about communism life in the 80s and 90s and how he escaped to America.

Shannon 5/20/19

In this interview, Erin interviews her mother about growing up in a religious family in Greeley and the time culture shock she experienced when she moved to Baltimore for college. Her mother shared stories about her travels to Mexico and...

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.

Interviewing my Grandma

My grandmother came from a rough childhood during a harsh time, which taught her to appreciate her freedom in the U.S. more. She’s been taught to help others through the faithful humanity shown to her in her beginning journey into...

Asking my mom about her wedding and learning more about customs we don’t practice anymore

My mom and I talk about how she met my dad, her wedding day, and how life was different in a foreign country that was under communist rule.

The American Dream

At the age of seven, Jesse Marino and his family came to America to seek asylum from communism in Cuba. On December 22nd in Toluca Lake, Mia Phillips sat down with her family friend, Jesse Marino(58 years old), to learn...

Communism in Vietnam

An interview for my AP world class about my dad's journey escaping Vietnam and starting a new life after the Communists invaded Vietnam.

Jose and Cesar talk about the Cuban Missile Crisis and Venezuela

My grandfather was 10 years old when the Cuban Missile Crisis occurred with the US. So, I decided to ask him about the event and communism itself since he was so close to where it was happening. We also spoke...

Interview with Maria Morier

We talked about communism, what her life has been like and what she desires her future grandchildren will know about her.

Immigration-Anastasia Calkins

My mother immigrating from Russia to the United States and how she shifted cultures.