David Ferge and Thomas Lott

Teachers David Ferge (38) and Thomas Lott (69) talk about their time serving in the military, their thoughts on the current war, and their shared love of teaching.

Tom Hanlon and Jennifer Trotter

One Small Step conversation participants, Tom Hanlon (76) and Jennifer Trotter (32), talk about being raised Catholic, what they are passionate about, and health care.

Kendal Shaber and Mac Sheesley

Kendal Shaber (60) shares a conversation with her father’s friend, Mac Sheesley (97). They talk about Mac’s friendship with Kendal’s father, their time in World War II together, returning to Boise, and the role that Mac played in Kendal’s father’s...

Irvin Fieber WWII Veteran

Irvine Fieber (96) talks with his granddaughter Emily Fieber (17) about his experience being drafted into Army AirCorps during WWII.

WWII Reminiscence with my Grandpa

My 90-year-old grandpa talks about his experience in WWII on the east coast as a post-high school graduate. He mentions the G.I. Bill, the draft and volunteering, how it affected him, and his views on the atomic bomb.

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...

John and Connie Carlson, US Army, Germany

Joining the Army, living in Germany 1962, observations of communism and East Germany. How the Army changed us.

Henry Watson and Ben Teague

Ben Teague (45) talks with his father, Henry Theodore Watson (80), about some difficult decisions Henry has had to make, as well as balancing family and career.

Turkey Day with Uncle Jack

Reminiscing on the draft, WWII, post-war America, and the GI Bill. How a young artist journeyed out of the war and onto the bustling streets of Manhattan.

Patricio Quintana and Judith Quintana

Patricio Quintana (87) speaks with his daughter Judith Quintana (61) talk about Patricio's childhood in New Mexico, the uniqueness of New Mexican culture, and his love of education, both as a student and later in life as an educator.

Joetta Parks and Sarah Padgett

Conversation partners Sarah Padgett (25) interviews Joetta Parks (65) on her parent's lives, specifically their experience in WW2 and her favorite stories of them.

Jerry Mayfield and Paula Rath

Jerry Mayfield (90) speaks with his wife, Paula Rath (75), about his service in the military during the Vietnam war and his career as a doctor.

Bob Palazzo with daughter-in-law Lynn Harrelson Palazzo

Bob Palazzo shares the pivotal decision to return to college after dropping out and serving three years in the United States Army and how that choice changed the trajectory of his life and the lives of his three sons.

Jordan Wolle and Philipp Djang

Jordan Wolle (91) talks with his longtime friend Philipp Djang (65) about his experiences in the Marines in World War II and the Korean War and also about his travels as a champion swimmer.

Stuart Munson and Daniel Fairley II

One Small Step participants Stuart Munson (64) and Daniel Fairley (29) share a conversation about their political and economic beliefs, how their beliefs have changed over time, and the people in their lives that they admire.