Moorhead students keeping the memory of Pearl Harbor alive

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - It wasn't that long ago that school teachers in our area were able to mark Pearl Harbor Day by bringing in a survivor from that tragic day. But with so many World War Two Veterans gone, that live oral history is disappearing.

A look at Book Awards in Iran

Jalal Al-e Ahmad, is the most expensive literary prize in Iran. The award, recently completed its fourth edition, however it is not the only literary prize of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Since the previous Jalal Al-e Ahmad Award till its 4th edition, more than 10 state awards have been held.

Sandy vet sharing wartime experiences he’d rather forget

Nick Lopez will do just about anything for an old Marine Corps buddy — even talking about wartime experiences he’d rather forget.

The Beginning History of Freemasonry in Iran

According to historian Jafar Golshan, this is the first detailed volume ever written on the beginning of freemasonry in Iran after a century of the conception of Iranian Awakening Loge revealing new aspects of truth about the activities of these groups in Iran.

Game-changers in India Inc

Captains of industry may not have slayed a 10-headed demon, but the actions taken in the course of their professional career may have shaped the future course of events, impacting the lives of many people.

For the record: MoMA’s oral history project

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will reinstall James Rosenquist’s F-111, 1964-65, recreating the way it was first installed in Leo Castelli’s Upper East Side gallery in 1965. Due to be unveiled shortly (the exact date has not yet been confirmed), the event complements the New York museum’s oral history project.

Hagels aid Vietnam project

Brothers Tom Hagel, left, and Chuck Hagel served in the same Army squad in the Vietnam War. Washington — Former Sen. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and his brother Tom Hagel helped the Veterans History Project launch a new campaign Wednesday to chronicle the experiences of those who fought in the Vietnam War.

Rowell Fund for Tibet Announces Grants to Projects on Oral History

The Rowell Fund for Tibet's Board of Advisors has decided to award funds for 2012 to seven projects that deal with maternal health care, oral history, journalism, education and photography.

Irans Revolution by Charles Kurzman

The Unbelievable Revolution is the transliteration of the Persian rendition of Charles Kurzman's book on Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, the Unthinkable Revolution in Iran.

Interviews with dignitaries, historical figures

Manager of Astan Quds Razavi's press and documents affairs said:" Astan Quds Razavi's oral history center is the most active center of Iran's oral history carrying out more than 5,000 hours of interviews with dignitaries and historical figures.
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Loss of Memory in Pahlavi Prisons

In total, [I was in prison] about 6 years in two arrests. For the first time after several years, a soldier arranged my escape. I do not know why! Maybe he was one of the influential elements of Islamic groups. They took me to the hospital for the treatment of my hand, which was broken due to the callousness of an officer.

Hajj Pilgrimage

I went on a Hajj pilgrimage in the early 1340s (1960s). At that time, few people from the army, gendarmerie and police went on a pilgrimage to the holy Mashhad and holy shrines in Iraq. It happened very rarely. After all, there were faithful people in the Iranian army who were committed to obeying the Islamic halal and haram rules in any situation, and they used to pray.

A section of the memories of a freed Iranian prisoner; Mohsen Bakhshi

Programs of New Year Holidays
Without blooming, without flowers, without greenery and without a table for Haft-sin , another spring has been arrived. Spring came to the camp without bringing freshness and the first days of New Year began in this camp. We were unaware of the plans that old friends had in this camp when Eid (New Year) came.

Attack on Halabcheh narrated

With wet saliva, we are having the lunch which that loving Isfahani man gave us from the back of his van when he said goodbye in the city entrance. Adaspolo [lentils with rice] with yoghurt! We were just started having it when the plane dives, we go down and shelter behind the runnel, and a few moments later, when the plane raises up, we also raise our heads, and while eating, we see the high sides ...