Nick Grimes | Tell Me a Story
(This episode contains explicit language or subject matter)
ABOUT THIS EPISODE
On Episode 40 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk with Nick Grimes, army veteran of Afghanistan and director of the Veterans Breakfast Club’s Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project, about what defines a Post-9/11 era veteran, live storytelling events, the truth in oral history, and how best to thank today’s veterans.
This episode was recorded April 9, 2017 in Homestead, Pa. Host: Kevin Farkas. Guest: Nick Grimes. Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Bryan Chemini. Music (available at Soundcloud.com): David Hyde (“21st Aug 3”), les.wray (“Pretty Surfer Girl Just Rode Off on Her Motorbikel”), hxppy (“Rock1”). Additional audio (available on YouTube.com): The Orchard Music (Frankie Lane and Jimmy Boyd – “Tell Me a Story”). ©Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast/The Social Voice Project, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast features conversations with those who tell veterans’ stories in creative and interesting ways, such as oral historians, authors, poets, playwrights, and photographers. This podcast is a production of The Social Voice Project, Inc., dedicated to understanding the voices and stories of our lives through the first-hand, authentic accounts of lived experiences we call oral histories. The podcast was formerly produced by the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative, a veteran-run, award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Host Kevin Farkas is a US Navy veteran and independent multimedia producer specializing in creative sound design and audio engineering. He has produced several audiobooks, radio dramas, live storytelling events, a podcast network, videos, as well as print and digital media publications.
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