History of the Oral History Association: Alessandro Portelli

History of the Oral History Association: Alessandro Portelli

Renowned oral historian Alessandro Portelli recently sat down with us to recall his earliest memories of the Oral History Association.  The oral history interview was conducted at the Nunn Center by Jeffrey Keith on March 4, 2016. Portelli reflects on...
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The Wisdom Project: Nunn Center Launches Oral History Podcast

The Wisdom Project: Nunn Center Launches Oral History Podcast

In celebration of Kentucky Oral History Day on October 21, 2015, the Nunn Center is announcing the release of  The Wisdom Project, a podcast featuring stories drawn from interviews and projects from the Nunn Center’s extensive collection of nearly 10,00...
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Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project Update

Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project Update

The Nunn Center has partnered with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association on the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project.  We have completed interviews at several distilleries, including Wild Turkey, Heaven Hill, Makers Mark, Jim Beam, Diageo North ...
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70 Years Ago, Marshall Webb Carved his Name in a Wall in Tremensuoli, Italy

70 Years Ago, Marshall Webb Carved his Name in a Wall in Tremensuoli, Italy

This video tells the recent story of one researcher’s discovery, connecting a name carved in the wall in the small town of Tremensuoli, Italy in 1944 to an archived oral history interview with Marshall Webb of Campbellsville, Kentucky, and the...
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Nunn Center Interviews Actor Steve Zahn About Supporting Veterans

Nunn Center Interviews Actor Steve Zahn About Supporting Veterans

The Nunn Center has conducted numerous interviews over the years with veterans who fought in wars ranging from World War I, and World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, up to the present wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Typically...
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