This pandemic is a time to take stock and review lessons as well as look ahead. My recent guest post for the blog of the… Read More »The Roots of Oral History, and Finding Strength for Trying Times
In last week’s episode of the Constant Wonder podcast of BYU Radio, I talked with host Marcus Smith about the World War II story of… Read More »Cork Oak in World War II and Constant Wonder
The theremin kicked off the first century of electronic music. The story twists from radio engineers in World War I Russia to Jazz Age New York and the stage of Carnegie Hall.
California’s natural bounty has been a marvel for centuries, from the redwood forests to the waters and mountains. During World War II Californians saw one… Read More »California in a World War II Security Campaign
Recently I got a letter in the mail from former U.S. Treasury Secretary Michael Blumenthal. This was not completely out of the blue. I had… Read More »Can Assembling Immigrant Stories Bring Change?