Sergei Eliseev interviews his dad Roman Eliseev about growing up in the Soviet Union and life

In this interview on Sunday, November 25, Sergei Eliseev (16) interviews his dad, Roman Eliseev (48), about his life in the Soviet Union. Roman shares his experiences in Soviet schools and his daily life, along with his military service. He...

Kaia interviews her grandmother, Alice, about her life experiences

In this interview, recorded on November 27th, 2015, Kaia Neal (13) interviews her grandmother, Alice Kurtz (69) about her childhood growing up in New York. She talks about growing up during the Cold War and the Cuban Missle Crisis. Plus...

Growing Up in Russia

Nina shares stories of her life in Russia, from childhood memories of trips to Moscow to a summer spent by the Baltic Sea.

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Heather Hartman-Hall and Daniel Marchalik

Colleagues Heather Hartman-Hall (50) and Daniel "Dan" Marchalik (37) reflect on their paths to their current careers, their work on well-being in health care, and the lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grandad Conversation

My grandfather’s dad came from Russia and we talk about his life and why he moved.

Communist Youth Festival 1962

Adventures of the CIA recruits’ efforts to interrupt the Communist festival in Finland.

Moving to America

Have you ever moved? Across states? Countries? Continents? My grandma has. I am Alyssa Bojenkova and I interviewed Genny Saitova. I am 14 and she is 76. At 1:30 my grandma begins to talk abot ber childhood pet, my favourite...

Interview with Grandma

I talked to my grandma, Valentina, and we talked about her happiest and hardest memories, a person who she’ll always remember and what that person taught her, and what she is proudest of in her life.

“Live life, enjoy to the fullest. Don’t look back just go forward”

Rachel Hayimov interviews her mother Margarita Kholdarova. She learns about her moms childhood and the changes that came about in her life. It was a chance for Rachel to get to know her mom more and about her past. She...

Nana Interview

We talked about her childhood and where she’s lived. Along with this, we discussed life experiences and how they’ve impacted her life.

Arnold interview

We mainly talked about my family’s heritage/ occupations and my dad’s childhood, but we also talked about how he met my mom and where they spent their honeymoon.

Thanksgiving with Poppop

Growing up in the early 1900’s. Life, marriage, and family.

“If I could do this, I could do anything.”

Cynthia Ferreira and Ronan Smith talk about her experiences as an American student in the USSR during the last days of the Soviet Government.

My Mom Remembers Her Parents

In this interview, my mom reflects on her life. She also reminisces on her father.

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Gennady Belous and Dave Nash

Gennady Gene Belous (78) talks with his son-in-law Dave Nash (54) about his family's experience in labor camps, how they were granted amnesty to come live in the United States, and why he decided to legally change his middle name...

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Jeanne Christakos Duffey and Tristen Duffey

Tristen Duffey (20) and his grandmother Jeanne Christakos Duffey (76) share a conversation about their family, Greek culture, and Jeanne's experience growing up on "Greek street" in Cahokia, IL.

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Russell Person and Ria Williams

One Small Step conversation partners Russell "Russ" Person (62) and Ria Williams (38) talk about the importance of education, the role of government in the social safety net, and diversity in sectors like academia and STEM

Interview With My Mom – Climbing Hills in Russia

My mom used to live in Russia, and she and her family would visit a small town during the summer. She and her cousins would get up to crazy things, which she tells me about here.