Library of Congress Magazine (LCM), Vol. 1 No. 2: November-December 2012 Page: 22
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VHP Director Bob Patrick (right)
chats with Ralph Apple of
Crowley, Colo., a visiting member
of the WWII-era 309th Fighter
Squadron - known as the "Wild
Ducks." Photo lAshleyJones
A few hints:
* Keep questions short
and avoid ones that can
be answered with a simple
"yes" or "no."
* Don't begin with painful
or controversial questions.
* Encourage the
interviewee with head
nods rather than audible
* Be yourself and be
PARTICIPATE IN THE
S*"" THE VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT of the Library's
American Folklife Center collects, preserves and
makes accessible the first-hand remembrances
: of American wartime veterans so that future
generations may hear directly from veterans and
better understand the realities of war. To date,
more than 78,000 stories have been collected
and about 10,000 may be viewed online. These
include the remembrances of veterans of World
War I through the current conflicts in Iraq and
the project, which was authorized by the
U.S. Congress in 2000, relies on volunteers
to record veterans' remembrances using the
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Sen you reorin to:
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Washnt, DC 20540-461
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