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Reminiscences of Amy Starecheski : oral history, 2005.

Creator: Starecheski, Amy
Project: September 11, 2001 telling lives oral history project:
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 61 p. sound recordings: 2 sound cassettes (121 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Oral historian, interviewer

Scope and Contents

Born 1977, Bryn Mawr, PA; education: Women's and Gender Studies and Environmental Science coursework at Columbia University; 9/11: informed by sister through telephone and by radio, witnessing Al Sharpton walking in Bronx with entourage; post-9/11: interviewer for the Columbia University September 11, 2001 Oral History Project; interviewing experiences: biographical approach, cross-cultural differences, emergence of metanarrative, religious impact on narrative; dreams of 9/11 interviewee stories, public narrative, oral history as therapy; interviewing strategies: comparisons to journalism, importance of historical context, interviewing trauma survivors, interviewer's need to purge stories after interview, using silences and physical cues as stories, pre-interview social bonding.

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