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...

Magistra’s life story

My advisor Mary Richards (aka Magistra) and I talk about her childhood, best memories, parts of her career, and experiences who make her who she is.

Mom

About how it was for my mom to immigrate to this country

My dad talks about growing up in the 80s
November 28, 2018 App Interview

We talked about some of his childhood memories and goals for the future. We also talked about what it was like to grow up in the late 80s to early 90s.

Grandpa Patriotism

I asked my 1950s suburban military veteran grandfather his views on patriotism and how it’s morphed over the years.

Unfolding the Past, Discovering the Future

In this interview, Olivia Simpson-Klein converses with her grandmother, Mary Klein, about how her upbringing in Florida influenced her beliefs and behaviors today. She speaks to the stained racial relations and segregation in the South as well as her response...

Of Anti-Communism and Socioeconomic Despair

In an interview conducted in Colorado on May 20th 2019, Chloe Doubrava interviews her father, Michael Doubrava about his early life, the impact of war on his community, the loss of his father and the hardships his family faced, his...

Cold War

Cold War was scary to American during that time.

Cold War Events

In this interview, Randy Epps shares his experiences during the Cold War

Living History Project

We discussed my Mom; how she grew up and also how it affected her views.

Cold War interview w/ Dad

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

Berlin Wall with Van Farnsworth

Van went on a 10 week trip traveling Europe and ended up in Berlin when the wall was built

Todd tells Merry about growing up during the Cold War.

Todd was born in 1948 and grew up in White Plains, NY. He recounts being a child during the tensions like the arms race between Americans and Soviets. Merry is his daughter, trying to understand the impact of the Cold...

Interview With James Earnest

Interview with James Earnest regarding his childhood and time film making during the cold war.

Living History Project

Katherine Noone Interviewing her 75 year old grandmother, Dolores Mirabelli

Gary and Angela

We talked about them growing up, where they were when the found out about 9/11, his time in the war, influenced people in his life, how times have changed and favorite and least favorite president

Dad

My dad shared some good memories of his childhood and how he adjust to things

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...