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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

Bernie Dworkin

Bernie Dworkin – Life as an Auctioneer

Bernie Dworkin talks about his career as an auctioneer and gives an example of his skills. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Tina Israel

Tina Israel – JFK Assassination Impact

Tina Israel recounts the tragedy of President Kennedy’s assassination and the impact she felt. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Ragan – The Tri Lads

Bill Ragan and friends started a singing group called the “Tri Lads” and had a hit song called “1957- Cherry Pie”.   Click Here to see Bill’s full Oral History Click Here to see Bill’s featured short about Frank Sinatra & Nat King Cole Bill Ragan Born 1938 Raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma Veteran

Jay Fichtner

Jay Fichtner – Plane Crash

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

Bill Krisher

Bill Krisher – Remembering the Assassination of JFK

Bill Krisher recalls the day President Kennedy was assassination. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Michael Gundy

Michael Gundy – Bush Inauguration

Michael Gundy went to President George W. Bush’s Inauguration and visited the White House 5 other times. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Janet Hershman

Janet Hershman – JFK

Janet Hershman recalls learning that President Kennedy had been shot. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Adolph Word

Adolph Word – Redrock Ampitheater

Adolph helped build the Redrock Ampitheater in Morrison, Colorado. CLICK HERE to see Adolph’s Short Story on having watermelon fights as a child in the General Subjects and Everyday Life Category! CLICK HERE to see his full Oral History.

Cynthia Mondell

Cynthia Mondell – Producing Documentaries

Cynthia Mondell and her husband have produced and distributed many documentary videos for TV, museums and private clients. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Betty London

Betty London – Father Hired Pretty Boy Floyd

Betty London’s father hired bandits like Pretty Boy Floyd to construct roads in Cook County, OK in 1935 CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Tina Wasserman

Tina Wasserman – Cook Books

Tina Wasserman has published two books about Jewish Cooking and lectures around the country. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Richard Coleman

Richard Coleman – Firefighter

Richard Coleman, retired captain of the Dallas Fire Department, relates his career as a firefighter. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Lynn Heffler

Lynn Heffler – TV’s and Cell Phones

Lynn Heffler recalls her family’s first television and the first time she saw a cell phone. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Charlene Mallory Turner – Hangings in the 1930’s

Charlene describes what happened when she was forced to view hanging bodies in her town of Oxman, Mississippi. Click HERE to watch Charlene’s Featured Short about what life was like when your mother owned a one woman school house in the 1930’s. Click HERE to watch Cherlene’s full Oral History

Bill Ragan – Building a Glider in 1930

Bill’s father, an engineer, built a working glider himself shortly after Wilbur and Orville in 1930.   CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.

Lois Goldberg

Lois Goldberg – TV

Lois Goldberg recalls her sister’s 7-inch television. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Leodiker

Bill Leediker – Cost of a New Model T Ford

Bill Leediker remembers how he paid $4 for his first car in the 1930s. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Elsie Hayes

Elsie Hayes – Brazil Reaction to JFK

Elsie Hayes recounts the reaction in Brazil to the news of President Kennedy’s assassination. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Charlene Mallory Turner – One Woman School House

Charlene shares what life was like when her mother owned a one woman school house in the 1930’s. Click HERE to watch Cherlene’s full Oral History Click HERE to watch Charlene’s Featured Short about what happened when she was forced to view hanging bodies in her town.