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...

Edward Deshields and Joanne Deshields

Edward Deshields (73) talks to his wife Joanne Deshields (71) about working at a nuclear missile site in upstate New York while enlisted in the Air Force.

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...

Daniel Mosca and Daniel Mosca

Daniel "Dan" Mosca (80) shares stories from his life, including his military service with his son Daniel "Paul" Mosca (50).

Major Events of the Cold War – A Discussion with my Grandma

Connor Fogarty (16) talks with his grandmother Alice Van Lew (81) about her first-hand accounts of major events in the Cold War. Talking points include the Korean and Vietnam wars, the space race, the Cuban Missile Crisis, JFK's assassination, and...

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...

The Cold War

My grandfather talks about personal experiences in his life starting during WWll and ending around The Cold War.

Dario Morell and Dario Morell

Dario Morell (57) talks with son Dario Gabriel Morell “Gabriel” (20) about coming to the U.S. at the age of ten, and their visit to Cuba 47 years later to meet long-lost family.

Molly Jennings and Michael Jennings

Molly Jennings (25) asks her dad Michael Jennings (68) about his upbringing and his childhood. Michael talks about his experiences living abroad due to his father's work in international development and shares about why he does not believe in war.

Robert Lee Bennett Historical Memories

I interview my uncle about various events he remembers, including events like Watergate and the assassination of JKF as well as his experience in the military.

Luke Schaub interview

I interview my grandfather about his life as a farm boy and a military man.

Joe Smith and Zazil-xa [no name given]

Joe Smith (77) speaks with new friend Zazil-xa [no name given] (25) about dropping out of high school, hitchhiking and train-hopping, enlisting in the US Navy, and meeting his wife on a blind date.