Sketch of Interviewing for Contemporary History –
- Due Date: ____September 11_____
- Over the next week should find someone and have a brief 5-10 min. conversation about a historical event in their lifetime. The significance and purpose of that event will largely be dependent on the interviewer and interviewee, but you must be able to set it in its social, political, and cultural context. The event must have some relationship to American history.
- Each interview should be linked or posted in its entirety, with two significant quotes typed out in a blog post. You are presenting significant elements of the interview and the historical event in context. Please cite sources you used in your research and add two or three resources for further reading.
- Requirements: 150-200 words with embedded links, images, and citations, and an embedded recording of the interview. See Rubric
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