Category: Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast

Edith Stein, 97, of Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania is a Holocaust survivor. Born and raised within a Jewish family in Vienna, Austria, she remembers a slow rise of social bigotry and cultural brutality against Jews and others deemed “undesirable.” Fascism’s grip on Europe then, as now, she contemplates, was inspired. People learned to hate their neighbors, […]

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Teresa Funke Historical Fiction    ABOUT THIS EPISODE 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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