A CIA agent falls in love in Cold War Beirut

My grandmother described leaving rural New York for her education and short career in the U.S. Secret Service in Beirut, Lebanon, in the early days of the Cold War, while her sister took a very different path (a convent). There...

Sabrina Shehadi interviews her dad Mike Shehadi about his life

Sabrina Shehadi’s and her dad dad, Mike Shehadi, talk about his childhood and how he grew up. They also talk about school and how he met his wife through a prank call. He talks about some of the funniest memories...

Interview with my uncle Gaby

I interviewed my uncle Gaby Abou Jaoude today. He talked about his life, his children, and about his past. I would like to thank my uncle for doing this with me.

The Life of a Young African Girl… in the 1960s

Interviewing my grandmother who grew up in Lunsar and moved across Africa throughout her life, until she moved to Lebanon and learned Arabic, which is what this interview is in.