John Friedrich interviews Bob Alpern, Part 3

John Friedrich (55) interviews Bob Alpern (92) about his anti-Vietnam War activism, including a meeting with then Secretary of State Dean Rusk, and protesting with Dick Gregory, Candice Bergen, Benjamin Spock, and Carl Hess. Bob talks about visiting India, where...

A Great Thanksgiving Listen with the Saba Family

This interview was between Presley Rayon and her maternal grandmother, Jeanette Saba. Jeanette Saba was born on April 27, 1945 in Beit-Jala, Palestine. They discussed Jeanette’s childhood, her husband, her children, and her strong faith.

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Ed Dean and Claire Goforth

Claire Goforth (39), a liberal former alt-weekly editor, talks to her friend Ed Dean (42), a conservative radio show host, about social media, the news and how their views have shifted over the years.

The Thanksgiving Family

Crystal Lamb: 2020-11-27 02:28:57 Crystal and Nicholas Lamb tell the story of how they were accepted into a group of unrelated families from across the country who have camped together for 40 years over Thanksgiving. It took COVID & a...

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George Mesleh and Marc Mesleh

Marc Mesleh (33) interviews his father George Mesleh (70) about his experiences growing up in Bethlehem in the 1940s and his choice to immigrate to the Unite States to become a surgeon.

Gratitude

The hardship people had to go through just to survive.

Interview with My Tata

Renee Jubran tells us what it was like getting forced out of her home in Palestine and moving to America. Renee and her husband started a successful restaurant called the Falafel Hut in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dan Farah coming to America

The story of my dad and how he came to America and started a life from almost nothing

Dan Palmer and his grandmother Nazar Awwad talk about her life.

In this interview, conducted November 24, 2017 in Albany, NY, Dan Palmer (16) interviews his bilingual (in Arabic and English) Grandmother, Nazar Awwad (73), about her life in America as well as in the Middle East. Nazar shares some of...

Survival

My grandfathers father and mother were Jews in Palestine when the British were in charge and were able to stay this way and stay a Jewish family through multiple struggles.

Madj’s story

Her story of what it was like where she was growing up. When she came to US, what it was like.

Atah Awwad

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Chantilly, Virginia, Yara Alsakbani (15) interviews her Grandpa, Atah Awwad (61) about his childhood in Palestine, and his life afterwards in Syria. In addition to his childhood, Atah talks about his life...