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Ormand & Eve Knowles – Johnny Carson on his Way to Burn Down his Apartment

Ormand tells his story about an interesting encounter with Johnny Carson. 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

Stanley Feld

Dr. Stanley Feld – JFK News

Dr. Stanley Feld was working with a 25 year old heart attack victim when he heard about President Kennedy being shot. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Kimberly Archie – Sonny Bono Election

Kimberly Archie talks about how she helped with the election of Sonny Bono. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History

Liffort Hobley

Liffort Hobley – Rural Life

Liffort Hobley talks about growing up in a very large family in a rural area near Shreveport, Louisiana. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jude Parola – Train Hopping

Jude Parola and her friends, as kids, would jump on and ride trains for fun. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Freedom-Meeting Nelson Mandela

CLICK HERE to see Freedom’s short story about going to court over a grade. CLICK HERE to see Freedom’s full Oral History.

George Vines – Testing the First Rounds of Penicillin During World War II

George Vine’s life was saved by one of the first doses of a drug that is now considered commonplace. CLICK HERE to watch the full Documentary

Steve Israel

Steve Israel – Kibbutz

Steve Israel had a close call with terrorism while living on a Kibbutz in Israel in 1965. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Nancy F. Holland

Nancy F. Holland – Candy from Soldiers

Nancy F. Holland talks about waiting for troop trains and getting candy from soldiers. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Pearl Utay Friedman

Pearl Utay Friedman – Grandmother’s Dream

Pearl Utay Friedman talks about how her grandmother had a dream about her future children. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Lois Goldberg

Lois Goldberg – Texas License Plate

Lois Goldberg remembers the bad feelings her Texas license plate evoked on a trip to New York the year after President Kennedy was killed in Dallas. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

A J Mills

A.J. Mills – Executive Charter

A.J. Mills recalls his company, Executive Charter, having an impressive clientele base. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Mimi Arnoff

Mimi Aronoff – Jack Ruby

Mimi Arnoff saw Jack Ruby on the day that President Kennedy was shot. A couple of days later, Jack Ruby shot Lee Harvey Oswald. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Lois Goldberg

Lois Goldberg – Grandparent’s Experience

Lois Goldberg’s family members were the victims of violence and a tragic accident. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Diggs

Bill Diggs – Dust Bowl

Bill Diggs talks about his experiences during the Dust Bowl days. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Karen Glanger

Karen Glanger – First Video Store

Karen Glanger and her husband opened the first video rental store. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Haydn Roberts

Hayden Roberts – DC-7 Plane

Hayden Roberts recalls a scary moment piloting a DC-7. 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