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Bob Bysom

Bob Bysom – Motorcycle Softball

Bob Bysom talks about playing motorcycle softball. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jack Douglass JD Ashabranner

Jack Douglas “JD” Ashabranner – Milk Man

JD Ashabranner talks about his milk route and explains how it was done. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ann Kahn

Ann Kahn – Dallas Native in Conneticut

Ann Kahn was a proud Dallas native living in Connecticut when President Kennedy was assassinated; and she felt the backlash from the event. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Pat Quigley-Chris Gaines on SNL

Music executive Pat Quigley talks about how Garth Brooks and Chris Gaines went on Saturday Night Live. 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 Pat’s Short Story about signing Keith Urban and more.…

David Kerr

David Kerr – Assistant to FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover

David Kerr became an Administrative Assistant to FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover and one of his duties was to monitor the Director’s phone conversations. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bernie Dworkin

Bernie Dworkin – Influential Teacher

Bernie Dworkin talks about a teacher that helped him through school and how that influenced his life. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Dorothy Willingham

Dorothy Willingham – Looking to the Stars

Dorothy talks about the moon landing and JFK’s Assassination. CLICK HERE to see Dorothy’s Short Story on growing up in The Great Depression in the Great Depression Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Lannie Sutherland

Lennie Sutherland – Discovering Siblings

Lennie Sutherland first learned of her five biological brothers and sisters more than 70 years after she was adopted. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jerry Nunes

Jerry Nunes – Abe Lincoln Home

Jerry Nunes lived two streets away from the only home Abe Lincoln ever owned. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Herb Hoxie

Herb Hoxie – Scary FBI Moments

Herb Hoxie talks about some scary moments as an FBI agent. CLICK HERE to watch the 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

Marna Brown

Marna Brown – Snow Days

Marna Brown’s school principal in North Dakota did not believe in snow days. 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.

Eli Davidsohn

Eli Davidsohn – Max Factor

Eli came to America alone and wound up working at Max Factor Cosmetics. Little did he know that he would soon be attending the same synagogue as the CEO, Max Factor Jr. CLICK HERE to see Eli’s Short Story on being a young boy during the Bolivian Revolution of 1956 in the General Military Experience…

Ralph Bo McCann

Ralph “Bo” McCann – Cuba

Bo McCann relates his story of sneaking into Cuba and the trouble that it caused with dignitaries and an American spy. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Kim Sullivan – Musical Memories

Kim Sullivan reminisces getting her first Viola, working with different composers, and recording music.

Dolores Barzune

Dolores Barzune – Meyerson Architect

Dolores Barzune talks about how she was on the committee that chose the architect that would design the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, TX CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Alan Waters

Alan Waters – Public Relations Agent for Glenn Miller

Alan Waters was the public relations agent for Glenn Miller and the military band he formed. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jim Garrett

Jim Garrett – Missionary Parents in China

Jim Garrett’s grandparents were missionaries in China, and his parents met in China. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Allan Cantor – Kent State Shooting of 1970

Allan Cantor speaks about how he was supposed to go on a blind date with one of the four students who were shot at Kent State. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History