Reminiscences of Karen Malpede : oral history, 2005.
|Creator: ||Malpede, Karen||Project: ||September 11, 2001 telling lives oral history project: |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 42 p. sound recordings: 2 sound discs (90 min.) : digital ; 3 in.|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Born Texas, childhood: Evanston, Illinois; family conflict; education: University of Wisconsin, Columbia University; career; author/playwright, theater critic; 9/11: volunteer work with Red Cross, view from Brooklyn Promenade; Interview work for Columbia University's September 11th Oral History Project: overcoming distrust from non-white interviewees, anti-Iraq War sentiment; experience of interviewees: questioning religion, misogyny/homophobia within firehouse culture, survivor guilt, renewed interest in politics post-9/11, conflict between official/media narrative and individual experience; interviewing strategies; benefits of interviewing: compiling book of 9/11 short stories, theater of witness.
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