Interviews tagged "Volunteer/Aid Work"

  • Oral History Interview with Jeff Eagan

    Eagan, Jeff Interview Abstract: 1. Growing Up in Milwaukee, WI 2. Dartmouth Experience and Growing Political Consciousness 3. Occupying Parkhurst and Finding Activism 4. Post-Grab Career in Community Organizing and Environmental Policy
  • Oral History Interview with Lewis Stein

    Lewis J. Stein oral history interview for the Dartmouth Vietnam Project. Stein describes growing up in New York City and attending Hunter College. He shares why he applied for the Peace Corps to avoid the draft. Stein describes attending Peace Corps training in French language immersion and cultural education at Dartmouth College. He discusses being assigned to a Peace Corps position in Togo. Stein describes what life was like in Togo and the work that he did with the Peace Corps. He explains how his experience in the Peace Corps reinforced his feelings of being in opposition to the Vietnam War. He shares why and how he petitioned to be a conscientious objector and what his two year service assignment was. Stein describes attending graduate school at the University of Connecticut and his career in special education administration.
  • Oral History Interview with John Keane

    Keane, John Interview Abstract 1. Childhood and Political Awareness in Huntington, NY 2. Time at Dartmouth 3. Peace Corps Experience in Colombia 4. Time in Vietnam with the Foreign Service 5. Post-War Career and Final Thoughts
  • Oral History Interview with Rick Detwiler

    Detweiler, Richard Interview Abstract 1. Early Childhood and Coming to Dartmouth with ROTC 2. College Experience 3. Transitioning into the Navy 4. Field Advising in Vietnam 5. Serving as a Naval Race Relations Specialist 6. Graduate School and Joining the Peace Corps 7. Additional Travel and Settling Down
  • Oral History Interview with David Dawley

    Long history of patriotism and military service on his fathers side of the family. Dates back to 1635 in New England. Growing up in Gardner Ma, diversity in town – Applying to Dartmouth Choate dorms Freshmen beanies Coxswain crew Freshmen teams vs varsity teams President of Dartmouth rowing club Beta Happy as all male school – all male campus culture Coached freshman crew as a student Undergraduate Judiciary Committee ROTC freshman year only Lived in Casque & Gauntlet Didn’t know what to do after college so joined peace corps Honduras New Mexico for training Honduras – setup a clinic – went to Caribbean to setup a track & field event for kids Organized student protests while at Michigan Marched in Belzoni Mississippi Freedom Now movement to Black Power movement - At the event in Greenwood Mississippi Got in touch with PBS Eyes on the Prize series – they wanted to know about transition to Black Power – only white witness they could find Protesting the war Dinner with McNamamara Worked for Warren Wiggins in Chicago Wrote a book about the Vice Lords Got a grant from Rockefeller Foundation to improve life with Vice Lords Returned to Mass and began working for the state/governor Worked at Dartmouth in development office Guilt of not going
  • Oral History Interview with David Barton

    David P. Barton. Class of 1966. Oral history interview for the Dartmouth Vietnam Project. Barton describes growing up in Silver Spring, Maryland. Barton shares that he attended Dartmouth because his brother was a student when he applied. He describes being very interested in sports as a child and continued playing tennis as a student at Dartmouth. He also discusses his involvement in the Dartmouth Christian Union, Delta Upsilon fraternity, Cask and Gauntlet, and the foreign study abroad program in France his junior and senior years. He describes his involvement with anti-Vietnam War activism on campus with events such as film screenings and teach-ins. Barton describes a breakfast he shared with Malcolm X when he was living in Cutter Hall at Dartmouth. Barton discusses his experience as a teaching fellow at Philips Andover Academy and as a graduate student at John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He explains how he became involved with the American Friends Service Committee where he and his wife were sent to Quảng Ngãi Province in Vietnam. Barton describes the relationships he had with the Vietnamese people during the war. He discusses how the CIA was torturing political prisoners near the rehabilitation center where he worked. Barton describes how he was called to testify before Lee [H.] Hamilton’s subcommittee in Congress about what he knew of the torture of the political prisoners in Vietnam. Barton explains his involvement in the House-Senate Joint Inquiry into the 9/11/2001, attacks and his relationship with democracy in the United States and U.S. foreign policy.