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Arnie Marks

Arnie Marks – Challenges for Jewish Soviets

Arnie Marks recalls some of the challenges as former Jewish Soviets adjusted to the free market found in the United States. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ito Perl

Seinwil “Ito” Perl – Texas Instruments

Ito Perl talks about his experience working at Texas Instruments and some of the projects he worked on. When asked what he did for a living he would say “Bombs and rockets, death and destruction”. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Joy McAllister

Joy McAllister – First Female Supervisor at Bell Helicopter

Joy McAllister was the first female supervisor at Bell Helicopter CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jay Fichtner

Jay Fichtner – Plane Crash

  Jay Fichtner talks about some of his flying experiences. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Louise Buchter

Louise Buchter – JFK on TV

Louise talks about watching the JFK assassination on TV while having lunch with her mother. CLICK HERE to watch Louise’s full Oral History.

Pat Quigley- On Signing Keith Urban

Pat Quigley says Keith Urban was in a band called “Four Wheel Drive” when he signed him. CLICK HERE to see Pat Quigley’s full Oral History CLICK HERE to see Pat’s Short Story about how Pat was hired by EMI to get into the music industry and shares some amazing Garth Brooks stories. CLICK HERE to see…

Max Edward Tonkon

Max Edward Tonkon – Jackie Kennedy’s Hat

Max Tonkon kept a hat just like Jackie Kennedy’s on his credenza. In this video he talks about the Priest involved with President Kennedy’s last rights. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Norma Wade

Norma Wade – Roughneck Worker

Norma Wade’s father left home after the 4th grade for work in the oil fields. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Harrell Pailet

Harrell Pailet – State of Israel

Harrell Pailet’s grandfather was an early supporter of the State of Israel and had some strong political connections. He tells the story of his grandfather getting a congressman from an anti-semitic town to help a young girl being forced back to Hungary. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Stephen Tobolowsky

Stephen Tobolowsky – TV vs. Film

Stephen Tobolowsky gives his insight on the differences in working on a television show and working on a film. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Wesley VanPelt

Wesley “Wes” VanPelt – Premature Birth

Wes VanPelt was born prematurely and weighed 3 pounds at birth. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Lamar Luvvorn

Lamar Lovvorn – One of the First Employees at Frito Lay

Lamar Lovvorn was one of the first employees at Frito Lay which eventually grew to be a Fortune 500 company. He talks about his rise from a renovated office in the former bathroom of a house. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Walker

Bill Walker – First TV in The Neighborhood

Bill Walker’s first TV was the first TV in his entire neighborhood. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jerry Kasten

Jerry Kasten – Interviewing LBJ

Jerry Kasten attempted to interview Senator Lyndon Johnson and US House Speaker Sam Rayburn. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Diana Valtr

Diana Valtr – Family Move

Diana Valtr’s family moved from Pennsylvania to El Paso, TX. The whole family made the move in one car. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Shirley Hosek

Shirley Hosek – Used Cars

Shirley Hosek talks about her father’s car sales tactics. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Neil Morrow MD

Dr. Neil Morrow – Kids Today and Mistakes

Dr. Neil Morrow doesn’t think kids are allowed to make mistakes any more. CLICK HERE to see Dr. Neil Morrow’s Short Story about what life was like during The Great Depression when he was working for his father’s pharmacy in The Great Depression Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Herb Weitzman

Herb Weitzman – Family History

Herb Weitzman recounts his family history. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bernie Dworkin

Bernie Dworkin – First Date After Korean War

Bernie Dworkin talks about how he met his to-be wife shortly after coming back from the Korean War. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History  

JFK

President Kennedy Compilation

https://s3.amazonaws.com/lwf/uploads/_Compilations/JFK_12-17-15.mp4 Edited in 2015