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Velda Carr Skinner

Velda Carr Skinner – American Airlines

Velda Carr Skinner beat the odds and began flying as a stewardess for American Airlines in 1963. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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

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

Tase Bailey

Tase Bailey – FBI

Tase Bailey was an FBI SWAT Team Leader in Dallas, TX. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Helen Wolan

Helen Wolan – Baby Showers

Helen Wolan discusses modern baby showers and how they were quite different during the Great Depression. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Joy McAllister

Joy McAllister – Breakfast with President Kennedy

Joy McAllister’s husband and some other Lockheed agents attended a breakfast meeting with President Kennedy the morning before he was assassinated. 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

Bill Ragan – Lunar Module in 1969 Moon Landing

Bill Ragan’s father worked in the design field of the Lunar Module which took part in the 1969 moon landing.   CLICK HERE to see the full oral history! Bill’s father worked on the lunar module that landed on the moon in 1969!

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

Julius Red Coleman

Julius “Red” Coleman – Many Presidents

Julius “Red” Coleman talks about the many Presidents that he knew. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Dennie Lindsey, Jack and Claire

Dennie Lindsey – High School Experiences

Dennie Lindsey talks about her unconventional extracurricular activities during high school; competitive rifle shooting. CLICK HERE to watch the full Kids Corner.

Erma Thompson

Erma Thompson – Special Assistant to Mary Kay

Erma Thompson was the special assistant to Mary Kay for 30 years. She tells how the famous pink Cadillac came about. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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

Larry Mallory

Larry Mallory – MLK

Larry Mallory was in Memphis when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. He says the vast presence of the military and police in his neighborhood afterward had a lasting effect on him. 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

Freedom-Grade overturned in Court

Listen to how he got his grade corrected when his unprofessional professor refused to fix it.   CLICK HERE to see Freedom’s short story about meeting Nelson Mandela CLICK HERE to see Freedom’s full Oral History.

Esther Bramnick

Esther Bramnick – Marina Oswald and Missile Crisis

Esther talks about how she waited on Marina Oswald at the Nieman Marcus department store. She also talks about the Cuban Missile Crisis. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ruth & Wally Cowan

Ruth & Wally Cowan – Law School and Finding a Job

Ruth and Wally Cowan talk about how Wally went to law school, his morning car pool rides with people from different colleges and courses, and his experiences looking for a job. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bunny Radman

Bunny Radman – High School with Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Bunny Radman went to James Madison High School with Ruth Bader Ginsburg who would become a US Supreme Court Justice. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Nathan Ivey

Nathan Ivey – Judith Ivey

Nathan Ivey proudly talks about his successful daughter, Judith Ivey. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History