History

Jeremy Butler – Michelle Obama

Jeremy Butler discusses his wife working for First Lady Michelle Obama and meeting President Obama.   CLICK HERE to see Jeremy’s Short Story about being deployed to the Middle East right before the decision to invade Iraq! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about living through the COVID-19 Pandemic! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story on…

Margaret Hopkovitz

Margaret Hopkovitz – Bergen Belsen

Margaret Hopkovitz was transferred from Auschwitz to Bergen Belsen where she stole two potatoes in order to feed herself and her sister.  She talks about the meals given during her imprisonment and what she had to do while working in the kitchen there. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ruth Evans

Ruth Evans – JFK, John Glenn, Moon Landing, and 9/11

Ruth talks about the most impactful moments in her life, from JFK, to John Glenn, to the 1969 Moon Landing, to 9/11. CLICK HERE to see Ruth’s Short Story about the time her husband was sent on a suicide mission in the WWII – In the Pacific Category! CLICK HERE to see her full Oral…

Irene Kogutt

Irene Kogutt – Anniversary Assassination

Irene talks about what happened in the aftermath of the JFK Assassination, which happened on her wedding anniversary! CLICK HERE to see her full Oral History!

I Survived Doc - Marian

The Holocaust Compilation

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Aron Vigushin

Aron Vigushin – Lee Harvey Oswald

Aron Vigushin knew Lee Harvey Oswald in Russia. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bunny Radman

Bunny Radman – JFK’s Motorcade

Bunny describes seeing JFK’s Motorcade just before his assassination in Dallas. CLICK HERE to see Bunny’s Short Story on going to school with Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Famous & Notorious People Category! CLICK HERE to see her full Oral History!

Jack Bradshaw

Jack Bradshaw – Stockbroker Father During the Great Depression

Jack’s father was a stockbroker during the Great Depression and even saved his company from a scam that almost sunk their company. 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 WWII –…

Rex Crowell

Rex Crowell – Banks of the Great Depression

Rex Crowell talks about what happened to the banks during the Great Depression and how they affected his father. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Wanda Pospahala

Wanda Pospahala – Milk Restrictions

Wanda Pospahala remembers how difficult the Great Depression was and how certain common goods had to be rationed in specific ways. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Myron Ball

Myron Ball – First use of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Myron Ball talks about using electric waves on patients as an anti-inflammatory before Butazolidin came out. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Marian Kestenberg – The Great Escape

Marian Kestenberg was taken to Treblinka for a few months before being transferred to Auschwitz where she made her daring escape on the way to the Death March. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Lois Daneman

Lois Daneman – Moving to Dallas after JFK’s Assassination

Lois describes what it was like to move to Dallas after JFK’s assassination. CLICK HERE to watch her full Oral History!

Carol Alkek

Carol Alkek – Teacher During JFK Assassination

Carol Alkek was teaching a class when they learned President Kennedy had been assassinated. CLICK HERE to watch the 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

Jay Beck MD

Jay Beck, MD – Ice-Box

Jay Beck talks about his grandmother refusing to buy or allowing the family to buy her a refrigerator, since her Ice-Box worked just fine.     CLICK HERE to see Jay’s story about where he was when Pearl Harbor was attacked and some of the changes the nation experienced in the Short Story- WWII-In The…

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

SueAnne Painter

Sue Anne Painter – JFK On The News

  Sue Anne Painter describes seeing coverage of JFK’s assassination live on TV and the end of World War II. CLICK HERE to see her Short Story about the Ford Model T, in the General Subjects and Everyday Life Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Richard D. Kingsberry – Integrated Schools

  Richard D. Kingsberry describes his experience of attending both a segregated and integrated school and how it felt growing up with everything being seperate. He also talks about students being receptive to the integration but teachers, not so much. CLICK HERE to see Richard’s Short Story about planes that would go missing after launch!…

Dean Willis

Dean Willis – JFK

Dean Willis recalls the day President Kennedy was shot. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

David Romanik

David Romanik – Modern Inventions

  David Romanik talks about modern inventions that he saw change the world. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Gigi McWhirter

Mary Gene “Gigi” McWhirter – Corner Stores

Gigi McWhirter talks about the difference in prices during the Great Depression. 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

Orville Rogers

Orville Rogers – On 24/7 Call To Drop An Atomic Bomb On Moscow

As a Strategic Command pilot Orville’s assignment was to drop  nuclear bomb on Moscow if war broke out. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Margery Nudelman Karpel

Margery Nudelman Karpel – 1950’s Segregation

Margey Karpel first witnessed segregation in the early 1950’s as a new bride in Dallas, TX. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History