Story Corps Interview: Robert Radock and his experience in the military

In this interview, recorded on December 12th, 2019, Robert Radock (74) discusses his service in the Vietnam war. He reports traumatic events as well as how this experience impacted him. Moving forward he begins to discuss his later life and...

Becoming Adaptable

Matthew Chao shares his experience living in Southeast Asia for ten years.

Uncle Neal Interview- Vietnam War

Uncle Neal young years during Vietnam and growing up during the war

Chuck Coburn

Chuck talking with his daughter Susannah Odom and son in law Jason.

Great Thanksgiving Project

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Wylie, Texas, Noora Hosseini (14) interviews her friend Dennis Wahkinney (66) about his life serving in the Vietnam war. Mr.Wahkinney shares how his life was effected from serving and basic life in...

Evelyn Barnett asks her Papa Richard Harless about what it was like being in the military and how he met her Nana. Pt 3

I ask my Papa about his how he met my Nana and his time in the Military. The Interview took place in Oxford Mississippi over the phone. The Interview took place on Saturday the 24th and 8:00 am. I interviewed...

David Leroy Hatch part 1

David Leroy Hatch biography interview part 1

Interview-Mom

We talked about my mom’s life in Vietnam before the war. We also talked about her travels here and her transition in America.

"That day they put a gun to my head"

Julie Vu interviews her dad Tong Vu in her room on December 1st about his life back in Vietnam. Tong Vu describes his relationship with his family and what he did to help them. He talks about experiences and hardships...

Interview with Mike Andrews

Mike Andrews talks about his childhood in the mid 1900’s. He also discusses his experience in the Navy and working other jobs before he arrived at MSE landscaping.

A life of military service and sailing adventures: a veteran’s story

My husband, Matt and I bought our first live aboard sailboat in 2013. We moved it to a marina in south Florida and docked next to a boat called, "On Point" and met our new neighbor, and Marine Corps Vietnam...

Vietnam War

Recalling her experience during the Vietnam War and how her current political views have been impacted.

Meet My Mommy

On November 27 2017, I interview my mother, Rita Ngo in Egg Harbor Township NJ, in my house specifically, the kitchen. I am Peter Tran living the normal life of an American student, however my mother grew up in Vietnam,...

2018 Art Action Day – Mai Khoi “Life without art is a sort of death.”

In preparation for the 2018 Art Action Day, the Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) of PEN America interviewed Mai Khoi, a Vietnamese singer and activist based in Hanoi. Mai broke headlines in March 2016 when she nominated herself to Vietnam's...

Mary Claire Wilson and her grandfather, Nellus Wilson, talk about what it was like to train to be in the Army.
November 25, 2018 App Interview

I interviewed my grandfather about his life. He told me about his childhood, his family, his time in military training, and I learned lots of new things I never knew about him.

Story of my dad
November 28, 2018 App Interview

Talking to my dad about his life growing up and the tough decisions he had to make for our family and country that have lead to where I am living right now and is the reason I have all of...

Shot At & Missed: reflections of service in Vietnam

This is the story of my uncle’s tour of duty in Vietnam. It is a rare opportunity to give him the recognition he deserves on Veterans Day.

Keith Sims & Melvin Pender

“You have to go back. And you’re going back to train for the Olympics.” During the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, many black athletes were called upon to protest racial inequality. Not all were able to do so. This was the...

Interview with Bruce Davies

Talked about relationships with friends and lovers as a teenager and in early adulthood as well as his relationship with his grandfather, “Beep”.