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Irwin Grossman

Irwin Grossman – After JFK’s Assassination

Irwin Grossman received the cold shoulder when he said he was from Dallas after the assassination of JFK. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Harlan Holiner

Harlan Holiner – First Car

Harlan Holiner paid only $600 for his first car. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Paul Harris

Paul Harris – Impact of JFK’s Assassination

Paul talks about the impact JFK’s assassination had on his life, including being asked for a comment by a young reporter from Boston. CLICK HERE to see Paul’s full Oral History!

Larry Kramer

Larry Kramer – JFK

Larry Kramer remembers the weekend President Kennedy was assassinated. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Wilhoit

Bill Wilhoit – President Truman Shooting

Bill Wilhoit heard the gun shots fired in an attempt to assassinate President Truman. CLICK HERE to see his Short Story on how he was at Normandy on D-Day and Okinawa later in the war in the WWII – In the Pacific Category! CLICK HERE to see Bill’s Short Story about a Kamikaze fighter who almost hit his…

Chick Sham

Chick Sham – Adopted by Her Aunt and Uncle

Chick Sham’s grandchildren didn’t know that she was an orphan and was adopted by her aunt and uncle. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ed “Too Tall” Jones – College Business

  Ed Jones talks about when he was in college and owned his own “car rental service.” CLICK HERE to see Ed in the GBC exclusive online show, The Extra Point!

Zona Pidgeon

Zona Pidgeon – St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Zona Pidgeon’s grandfather owned a business right near where St. Valentine’s Day Massacre occurred. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Kitzi Ball

Kitzi Ball – Workplace Discrimination

Kitzi Ball encountered discrimination in the workplace in 1951. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Norma Apt

Norma Apt – JFK’s Funeral

Norma Apt saw President Kennedy on Veterans Day in 1963 and attended his funeral a few days later. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Rose Ashkinaz

Rose Ashkinaz – Trash Disposal

Rose Ashkinaz’s family had to get creative at family get-togethers for a unique approach to trash disposal. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jack Bradshaw

Jack Bradshaw – CEO of Delta Airlines

Jack Bradshaw’s sister dated the CEO of Delta Airlines when he was young and he even took Jack on his first even plane ride. CLICK HERE to see Jack Bradshaw’s Short Story on the Civil War in the Civil War Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about joining the British Royal Air Force in the…

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

Clarice Post

Clarice Post – University Tuition in 1949

Clarice Post went to Columbia University in 1949 with very different tuition rates. 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

Fritz Dietrich

Fritz Dietrich – WWII and Family

Fritz talks about growing up on a farm during WWII. CLICK HERE to watch Fritz’s full Oral History!

Ann Hearn

Ann Hearn Tobolowsky – Telling her Parents She Wanted to be an Actress

Ann Hearn Tobolowsky recalls the time she rubbed elbows with the talented Julie Harris and laughs at what her mom once said. 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

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

Flozelle Norred

Flozelle Norred – Daughter’s Role in Midnight Cowboy

Flozelle Norred’s daughter had a role in the movie Midnight Cowboy. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History