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Oral History in Turkey

Oral history workshops are becoming really popular in Turkey. Professor Leyla Neyzi, who leads the workshops, was quoted in the New York Times as saying, “We have started to think very differently about our history.  The past is being rethought … Continue reading

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Zinn at Studs Terkel’s Memorial

That’s Brooklynite Howard Zinn speaking at a memorial for Studs Terkel held this past Sunday at Cooper Union.  First nasty cold of the season kept me from attending, sadly, otherwise I’d have more to report!

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Studs Terkel Dies at 96

Oral historian, radio charmer, and Pulitzer prize-winning author Studs Terkel passed away on Halloween at the age of 96.  I got a chance to talk to Studs Terkel in 2005 when he was a guest on a radio show I … Continue reading

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Back on the Block

Check out this video on the New York Times website where a reporter returns to her Brooklyn neighborhood after 20 years: Back on the Block

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BHS in the New York Times

from the New York Times, October 2, 2008

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