Veteran Voices Podcast (Ep 39): Teresa Funke

Veteran Voices Podcast (Ep 39): Teresa Funke

Teresa Funke | Historical Fiction  On Episode 39 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk with author Teresa Funke about historical fiction, oral history, the art of conversation, and why it matters more than ever to preserve the stories of the WWII generation.     Teresa Funke is an award-winning author of numerous books based on true-life stories from the WWII era.  She […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 38 – Bob Dvorchak

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 38 – Bob Dvorchak

Bob Dvorchak | Drive On  On Episode 38 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk with Bob Dvorchak, legendary Pittsburgh sports writer, national journalist, war correspondent, and author of Drive On: The Uncensored War of Bedouin Bob and the All-Americans.     Bob Dvorchak is an award-winning author and journalist, whose career spans more than four decades from Associated Press national correspondent to the Pittsburgh […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 37

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 37

Eric Rood | Veteran Aviator Oral Histories  On Episode 37 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk about recording veterans oral histories in the world of aviation with Eric Rood of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Timeless Voices of Aviation project.       Eric Rood of Columbus, Ohio has been capturing, preserving, and sharing veterans’ stories since 2006.  In addition to recording locally, each […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 36

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 36

John Paul Deley | Oral History Transcriptions  On Episode 36 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk about transcribing oral history interviews with John Paul Deley, Director of the Detre Library & Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.     John Paul Deley is enthusiastic about preserving history.  As head of the Senator John Heinz History Center’s Detre Library and […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 35

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 35

Florent Plana | World War II Veterans Memories  On Episode 35 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk with French historian Florent Plana as he travels the US recording the stories of WWII veterans.       After finishing graduate school, French historian Florent Plana knew he wanted to do something different for awhile—something personally meaningful, of value and use. Unlike many of his […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 34

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 34

Tom Davidson & Gwen Titley | Veterans of Beaver Valley On episode 34 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Tom Davidson and Gwen Titley, part of the creative team producing the Veterans of Beaver Valley oral history series of The Beaver County Times.     When the travelling replica of the Vietnam War memorial came to Beaver, Pennsylvania in […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 33

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 33

Tom Flynn | Avenue of 444 Flags & the War on Terror Memorial On episode 33 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Tom Flynn of Mercer County, and we talk about patriotism, remembering, and preserving stories through his Avenue of 444 Flags and War on Terror veterans memorials in Heritage, Pennsylvania.  Recorded October 2, 2016.  Host: Kevin Farkas.  Audiography: […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 32

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 32

Jay Paisley | The Huffman Letters On episode 32 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Jay Paisley, author of The Huffman Letters: Civil War Letters to Beaver County, Pennsylvania.      “In 1861, sixteen year old William Henry Huffman enlisted in the Union Army,” writes Jay Paisley, chronicler of Huffman’s family letters.  “Like Henry Fleming, from Stephen Crane’s classic fictional […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 31

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 31

Herschel Luckinbill | Fox Valley Veterans Breakfast Club On episode 31 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Vietnam navy veteran Herschel Luckinbill of the Fox Valley Veterans Breakfast Club.  Recorded August 27, 2016. Host: Kevin Farkas.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas.   Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize Herschel Luckinbill of Montgomery, Illinois, as the Illinois Veteran of the Month […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 30

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 30

Alex Mena & Fiona Hall | Crew 713: The Men Who Flew The Irishman’s Shanty On episode 30 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with documentary filmmakers Alex Mena and Fiona Hall, producers of Crew 713: The Men Who Flew “The Irishman’s Shanty.”     In May 1944, The Irishman’s Shanty was hit hard by the Luftwaffe while on a vital mission […]

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