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Oral History Interview with Chad Pearson, 2015
Audio interview with Chad Pearson, a history professor at Collin College in Plano, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor Pearson specializes in the study of employers and business organizations that engage in tactics to present their own personal agendas as the desires of a larger population.
Oral History Interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, 2015
Audio interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, an English professor at UNT (the University of North Texas) since 2002, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Dr. Armintor describes her involvement with the anti-fracking movement immediately following the passage of HB40 (House Bill 40).
Oral History Interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, an English professor at UNT (the University of North Texas) since 2002, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Dr. Armintor describes her involvement with the anti-fracking movement immediately following the passage of HB40 (House Bill 40).
Oral History Interview with Elida Tomez, 2015
Audio interview with Elida Tomez, an activist and long-time resident of Denton, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Tomez recounts her involvement in the anti-fracking movement and her beliefs concerning the effects fracking has had on Denton and the environment as a whole.
Oral History Interview with Elida Tomez, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Elida Tomez, an activist and long-time resident of Denton, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Tomez recounts her involvement in the anti-fracking movement and her beliefs concerning the effects fracking has had on Denton and the environment as a whole.
Oral History Interview with Emily White, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Emily White, a professor of writing, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor White briefly defines fracking, explains hydraulic fracturing's effects on the environment, and recites her "Ten Reasons to Ban Fracking".
Oral History Interview with Emily White, 2015
Audio interview with Emily White, a professor of writing, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor White briefly defines fracking, explains hydraulic fracturing's effects on the environment, and recites her "Ten Reasons to Ban Fracking".
Oral History Interview with Evan Stone, 2015
Audio interview with Evan Stone, a copyright attorney who performs legal services for Frack-Free Denton, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Stone lists a few examples of how he's aided Frack-Free Denton, continues on to explain why HB40 (House Bill 40) was created, and relays instances where fracking companies have damaged the environment.
Oral History Interview with Evan Stone, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Evan Stone, a copyright attorney who performs legal services for Frack-Free Denton, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Stone lists a few examples of how he's aided Frack-Free Denton, continues on to explain why HB40 (House Bill 40) was created, and relays instances where fracking companies have damaged the environment.
Oral History Interview with Garrett Graham, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Garrett Graham, a Denton, Texas resident and director of the documentary "Don't Frack with Denton", regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Graham recounts how he became involved with the anti-fracking movement, his stance on fracking in general, and how he feels "Don't Frack with Denton" has impacted the community.
Oral History Interview with Garrett Graham, 2015
Audio interview with Garrett Graham, a Denton, Texas resident and director of the documentary "Don't Frack with Denton", regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Graham recounts how he became involved with the anti-fracking movement, his stance on fracking in general, and how he feels "Don't Frack with Denton" has impacted the community.
Oral History Interview with James Mays, 2015
Transcript of an interview with James Mays, the Superintendent of Planning and Construction with the City of Denton Parks and Recreation department, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mays discusses the issues surrounding the fracking referendum as well as his responsibilities as superintendent.
Oral History Interview with James Mays, 2015
Audio interview with James Mays, the Superintendent of Planning and Construction with the City of Denton Parks and Recreation department, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mays discusses the issues surrounding the fracking referendum as well as his responsibilities as superintendent.
Oral History Interview with Jarrett Keim, 2015
Audio interview with Jarrett Keim, a professional fracking driller in Oklahoma, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Keim describes his job responsibilities and the intricacies of hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with Jarrett Keim, 2015
Transcript of a phone interview with Jarrett Keim, a professional fracking driller in Oklahoma, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Keim describes his job responsibilities and the intricacies of hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with Keely Briggs, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Keely Briggs, a District 2Ora Denton City Council member, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Briggs discusses how she became involved with the fracking referendum as well as how she perceives the breakdown of the democratic process in the Texas legislature.
Oral History Interview with Keely Briggs, 2015
Audio interview with Keely Briggs, a District 2 Denton City Council member, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Briggs discusses how she became involved with the fracking referendum as well as how she perceives the breakdown of the democratic process in the Texas legislature.
Oral History Interview with Kevin Roden, October 29, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Kevin Rodan, a Denton City Councilman, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Councilman Roden describes how he became informed about hydraulic fracturing and the effects the fracking referendum had on both the Denton City Council and the community as a whole.
Oral History Interview with Kevin Roden, October 29, 2015
Audio interview with Kevin Rodan, a Denton City Councilman, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Councilman Roden describes how he became informed about hydraulic fracturing and the effects the fracking referendum had on both the Denton City Council and the community as a whole.
Oral History Interview with Keynan Swanner, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Keynan Swanner, a safety supervisor in the oil and gas industry from Houston, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Swanner describes his job responsibilities and his personal views on hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with Keynan Swanner, 2015
Audio interview with Keynan Swanner, a safety supervisor in the oil and gas industry from Houston, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Swanner describes his job responsibilities and his personal views on hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with Michael Hennen, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Michael Hennen, president of the Denton Drilling Awareness Group, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Hennen briefly reviews what hydraulic fracturing is, the purpose of Denton Drilling Awareness, and how he views the impacts fracking has had on the environment.
Oral History Interview with Michael Hennen, 2015
Audio interview with Michael Hennen, president of the Denton Drilling Awareness Group, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Hennen briefly reviews what hydraulic fracturing is, the purpose of Denton Drilling Awareness, and how he views the impacts fracking has had on the environment.
Oral History Interview with Tara Hunter, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Tara Linn Hunter, a volunteer coordinator for the Frack Free Denton campaign, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Hunter is also the president of the Denton Drilling Awareness Group. In this interview, Ms. Hunter speaks to her job responsibilities, how she perceives the Texas State legislature, and the effects the frack-free movement has had on neighboring Texas communities.
Oral History Interview with Tara Hunter, 2015
Audio interview with Tara Linn Hunter, a volunteer coordinator for the Frack Free Denton campaign, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Hunter is also the president of the Denton Drilling Awareness Group. In this interview, Ms. Hunter speaks to her job responsibilities, how she perceives the Texas State legislature, and the effects the frack-free movement has had on neighboring Texas communities.
Oral History Interview with William Hensley, 2015
Transcript of an interview with William Hensley, a Denton resident, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Hensley elaborates on the movie "Gasland" and its role in informing Denton about the fracking movement as well as his thoughts on the harms and benefits of hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with William Hensley, 2015
Audio interview with William Hensley, a Denton resident, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Hensley elaborates on the movie "Gasland" and its role in informing Denton about the fracking movement as well as his thoughts on the harms and benefits of hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with Estelle Adams, July 5, 2014
Interview with Estelle Adams discussing her life growing up in Wheelock, Texas as well as her grandparents who left Georgia and other extended family members. She also talks about her experiences teaching in various Texas towns, including a segregated school in Bryan, Texas and being transferred to a school in Dallas, Texas during integration.
Oral History Interview with Clarice Tinsley, November 11, 2012
Interview with Clarice Tinsley, a journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, and her career as a reporter and a news anchor.
Oral History Interview with Katie Sherrod, November 10, 2012
Interview with Katie Sherrod, a journalist in Dallas and Forth Worth, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, her involvement in various women's rights movements during the 1970s, and her career as a newspaperwoman and a broadcast journalist.
Oral History Interview with Jill Labbe, November 8, 2012
Interview with Jill "J.R." Labbe, a journalist in Fort Worth, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, and her career as an editorial director for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Oral History Interview with Nancy Lieberman, November 8, 2012
Interview with Nancy Lieberman, a sports broadcast journalist. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up in New York, her time on the first women's Olympic basketball team, and her career as a coach, author, and journalist on ESPN.
Oral History Interview with Gloria Campos, October 24, 2012
Interview with Gloria Campos, a journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, and her career as a reporter.
Oral History Interview with Karen Hughes, April 12, 2012
Interview with Karen Hughes,a journalist and political advisor who worked in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, and her career at KXAS-TV Channel 5. She also talks about her time as an advisor to George W. Bush, starting when he ran for governor in 1994.
Oral History Interview with Norma Adams-Wade, April 6, 2012
Interview with Norma Adams-Wade, a journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, and her career doing investigative reporting and other writing for The Dallas Morning News.
Oral History Interview with Gayle Reaves-King, April 4, 2012
Interview with Gayle Reaves-King,a journalist in Fort Worth, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, family life, and her career with The Dallas Morning News and other newspapers.
Oral History Interview with Rena Pederson, April 5, 2012
Interview with Rena Pederson, a former journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, her career with The Dallas Morning News and other newspapers, the books she has written, and her work in communications and public affairs.
Oral History Interview with Carolyn Barta, March 30, 2012
Interview with Carolyn Barta,a journalist and professor in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her educational background and her career writing for The Dallas Morning News about features and covering political campaigns.
Oral History Interview with Vivian Castleberry, March 29, 2012
Interview with Vivian Castleberry,a journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, family life raising her children, and her international peace work. She also discusses her career at The Dallas Times Herald and the field of journalism.
Oral History Interview with Suzie Humphreys, March 15, 2012
Interview with Suzie Humphreys,a former journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, her work reporting for Channel 8 and KVIL radio station, and her career as a motivational speaker.
Oral History Interview with James Phinney, July 15, 2010
Interview with James (Jim) Phinney, an aircraft electrician for the U. S. Navy during Wold War II. He discusses joining the Navy, going through boot camp and becoming an aircraft electrician. He was assigned to the USS Lexington but abandoned ship after it was hit by a torpedo. He was rescued and was then sent to San Diego to be reassigned to the USS Enterprise. He mentions being at Guadalcanal and later aboard a sub-chaser. The crew crossed the Equator and consequently participated in an initiation ceremony, during which time Admiral Halsey was nearly shot by one of the ship's pilots who forgot to lock his gun. He also recalls some of the food he ate while at sea.
Oral History Interview with Maurice Stamps, March 18, 2009
Interview with Maurice Stamps, a serviceman in the U. S. Army during World War II. Stamps discusses growing up on a farm in Iowa, joining the army, going to Hawaii and staying at Schofield Barracks. He was assigned to the Classification/Assignment section at Fort Shafter without ever having basic training. He was later assigned to the Message Center at Ft. Shafter. He remembers his correspondence with his girlfriend Enid, whom he married upon his discharge in 1946.
Oral History Interview with Floyd R. Thomas, February 18, 2009
Interview with Floyd R. Thomas of El Paso, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War II. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories from before the war as well as his time in the military, including his training in Oregon and Hawaii, attacks on Okinawa, and various battle scenes.
Oral History Interview with Floyd R. Thomas, February 18, 2009
Interview with Floyd R. Thomas, a serviceman in the U. S. Army during World War II. He discusses his childhood and education at Peacock Military Academy. He then joined the army and spent time in Okinawa during and after the war. He recalls being a surgical technician and working with Japanese civilians after the surrender, meeting his wife, and working for saw mills as a salesman and a pilot. He remembers stealing pineapples on Hawaii and getting diarrhea, being treated for jungle rot, selling old Japanese army blankets to civilians, and shipping silk bolts and sabers back home.
Oral History Interview with Lloyd C. Fons, October 29, 2008
Interview with Lloyd C. Fons, an officer in the U. S. Navy during World War II. After completing midshipman's school and earning a commission, Fons served aboard patrol torpedo (PT) boats in the Philippines. He served in Squadron 17 aboard three different boats - 229, 230 and 231. He eventually became the commanding officer of PT 229 in July, 1945. His primary assignment seemed to be delivering guerrillas to various locations in Mindoro and Luzon. After the war, Fons was transferred to Hong Kong where he was commanding officer aboard a yard patrol boat, YP 641, for 11 months. Here, his primary duty seemed to be delivering frozen and refrigerated food to other ships.
Oral History Interview with Paul Jackson, April 10, 2008
Interview with Paul Jackson, a U. S. Marine during World War II. He discusses his time in boot camp at Camp Pendleton and his combat experiences in the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Oral History Interview with Glenn E. McDuffie, January 21, 2008
Interview with Glenn E. McDuffie, an Armed Guard in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He discusses lying about his age in order to join the navy at 15 and his experience in boot camp. He served as an Armed Guard on merchant ships that transported supplies across the Atlantic and remembers being in London while German bombers flew overhead. He transported German prisoners out of Marseilles and Naples shortly after the liberation of those cities. He remembers going to Times Square upon hearing that the Japanese had surrendered. He claims to have been the sailor in the iconic photo of the sailor kissing the nurse in Times Square on V-J Day. He describes how he proved he was the sailor in the photo, what he did after the war, and how he learned that his brother survived the Bataan Death March.
Oral History Interview with Dale R. Walker, October 4, 2007
Interview with Dale R. Walker of Kingsville, Texas, a United States Marine Corps veteran from World War Two. The interview includes Hill's memories about growing up as well as his personal experiences while in the Marines, including details from his involvement in the Iwo Jima attacks, 3rd Battalion, and the occupation of Nagasaki.
Oral History Interview with Dale R. Walker, October 4, 2007
Interview with Dale R. Walker, a U. S. Marine during World War II. He joined the Marine Corps in 1944 and was trained in mortars at Camp Pendleton, California. He then went to Camp Tarawa at Hawaii for further training with the Fifth Marine Division. Walker landed with the sixth wave on D-day at Iwo Jima. While working with mortars supporting the infantry, he was called on to be a stretcher-bearer on occasion. Walker spent 36 days on Iwo Jima. After the Japanese surrendered, Walker served in the occupation of Japan.
Oral History Interview with Thomas S. Matney, September 27, 2007
Interview tith Dr. Thomas S. Matney discussing his youth, family, education, and career at MD Anderson. He begins the interview by talking about growing up in Texas and attending Trinity University of his bachelor's and master's degrees. He discusses his early career at MD Anderson and his research into bacteria and genetics.