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Lou Baczewski Louch: A Simple Man’s True Story of War, Survival, Life, and Legacy   On episode 26 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Lou Baczewski, author of Louch: A Simple Man’s True Story of War, Survival, Life, and Legacy. Recorded April 16, 2016. Hosts: Kevin Farkas, Todd DePastino, with Bryan […]

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Valerie DeFazio-Vacula The Italian Campaign: The Forgotten War On episode 25 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Valerie DeFazio-Vacula, author of The Italian Campaign: The Forgotten War – a true-life account of the experiences of Pittsburgh WWII veteran, Albert DeFazio.  Recorded March 19, 2016. Hosts: Kevin Farkas, Todd DePastino, with Bryan […]

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Brad Hoopes | World War II Veterans Memories  On Episode 24 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast,  we have a conversation with Brad Hoopes, award-winning author, oral historian, and founder of the Northern Colorado Veteran History Project.   Brad Hoopes lives in northern Colorado.  He’s just an ordinary guy, he admits.  But he’s on an […]

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Erin Ninehouser | Rustbelt Mayberry On episode 23 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Erin Ninehouser of Ambridge, Pennsylvania, photographer, community storyteller, and founder of Rustbelt Mayberry.     “Here everybody has a neighbor, everybody has a friend. Everybody has a reason to begin again…” -Bruce Springsteen Erin Ninehouser loves to […]

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Todd DePastino | Bill Mauldin: A Life Up Front     Todd DePastino says that famed cartoonist, Bill Mauldin, was “a self-described ‘desert rat’ who rocketed to fame at the age of twenty-two, capturing the world of the American combat soldier during WWII.  His cartoon, Willie and Joe, appeared in Stars and Stripes and hundreds of […]

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Fiona Amundsen | Arsenal of Democracy On our November 2015 episode of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Fiona Amundsen about the construction and meaning of her art installation, Arsenal of Democracy.   During her residency at Pittsburgh’s Neu Kirche Contemporary Art Center, New Zealand’s Fiona Amundsen will produce an artistic work […]

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John Barber, Kathy Swazuk, Melissa Marinaro | Memoir, Poetry, and Oral History On Episode 20 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk about writing veterans stories with author John Barber,  poet Kathie Swazuk, and oral history curator Melissa Molinaro.     On our October 2015 episode of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we […]

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Larry Miller | The National WWII Museum   ABOUT THIS EPISODE     ABOUT THE PODCAST   OTHER WAYS TO FIND THE PODCAST   SUPPORT LOCAL HISTORY Let’s keep local history alive for future generations!  If you like our podcast, please help us continue this great educational program–for today and tomorrow.  Show your support by making […]

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Ian Kath | Your Story: Audio Stories of Interesting Lives   On our September 2015 episode of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Ian Kath, creator and host of Your Story: Audio Stories of Interesting Lives and Create Your Life Story. Recorded July 11, 2015.  Host: Kevin Farkas. Audiography: Kevin […]

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Paul Zolbrod (Battle Song) | Rene Rosa (A Veteran Affair Educational Center)   On our June 2015 episode of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Paul Zolbrod (Korean War veteran and author of Battle Songs: A Story of the Korean War in Four Movements) and Rene Rosa (co-founder of A Veteran […]

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