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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

Justice Castañeda and Ben LeRoy

Long time friends, Justice Castañeda (40) and Ben LeRoy (44), talk about how they met, highlighting Justice's journey from troubled youth, to United States Marine, to being named the Executive Director of Common Wealth Development.

Bob Alpern interviewed by John Friedrich

John Friedrich (55) interviews his friend Bob Alpern (92) about his young adulthood in the years following WWII. He discusses living in Greenwich Village in New York City in the late 1940s and early 1950s, attending New York University, and...