Zach Newman – Interview with Dan Newman

My father, Dan Newman, speaks about his memories of growing up in New York City during the tumultuous late 1970's, the Reagan presidency, and the end of the Cold War.

Immigrating to the United States from the Soviet Union

An interview of life in the Soviet Union and immigration to the United States. The interview was conducted with a grandparent who lived in the Soviet Union.

Richard De George and Nathaniel Mueller

Richard De George (88) talks with his grandson, Nathaniel Mueller (17), about his experiences in the Soviet Union and his time teaching about Marxist philosophy at Kansas University.

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Kathleen O'Dell and Andrea Croley

Andrea Croley [no age given] tells her friend, Kathleen O'Dell [no age given] about her family's experience of the Bombing of Dresden, immigrating to Missouri as a child, and how her family history and personal experiences inform her condemnation of...

Elena Southard on the Cold War & Fall of the USSR

Asking Elena Southard, a French teacher at C.W. Baker High School about her time as a child of an officer in the Red Army, and living in the Soviet Union during the collapse.

Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

This is an interview with my father, who was born and grew up in Poland while it was under authoritarian rule by the Soviet Union.

A Changing America: An Immigrant's Views on Modern Issues

I sit down with my grandfather, an immigrant from the Soviet Union, to discuss his journey and prevalent issues facing the United States and the world.

Soviet Era, Storycorps

I interviewed my grandma about life in the Soviet Union, and talked about how the government that claimed progress and greatness, had some of the most downfalls.

Interview with Mom

Interview with mom for history project.

From the Soviet Union to America – a story of hard work and a good amount of luck

In this interview, I discuss with my father his immigration experience from the Soviet Union to the United States. As a jew living in the Soviet Union, he saw limited opportunities and knew he needed to get out. He describes...

The Cold War

We talked about the Cold War and how it changed his life and how the times were during that time

Extra Credit: The Great Listen

Me and my mom talked about her life and how her adulthood was way different than expected. Also, she talked about what she wishes for me.

Anna Lelashvili interviewing Larisa Lelashvili about life in the Soviet Union

Within this interview I asked Larisa Lelashvili about her experience living in Georgia during the Soviet Union. She talked about the benefits of living under the Soviet Union and how life changed after Georgia and many other countries received their...

9,641 km, 2 continents, 1 lifetime, 0 defeats.

Growing up before WWII and falling in love were the easiest parts of Vera's life, but she encountered more hurdles along her way. On November 21, 2017, in Los Angeles, CA, Vera Volfson shares her story with her great-granddaughter Dara...

interview with a Russian American mother
December 5, 2022 App Interview

Angelina, 44 Katrina 17 mother and daughter talk about growing up in Soviet Union, career path and life.

Trip to 5 cities in the Soviet Union Summer of 76

Red boots/ subway adventure/ tomb of Lenin and beautiful Kiev! And

Life of political changes

It is difficult to find truth in a governmental institution once the precedent of lying has been set.