Interviews

#1 Interview with Dede Bett

 

Question: Where did you live/what were you doing in the 1960’s and 1970’s?

 

Response: In the 1960’s moved from Pasadena to Corona close by riverside was a kid during the time. Was born in 1950.

 

Question: What kind of clothes did you wear/ music did you listen to?

 

Response: From the ages of 10-12 listened to Elvis In 1964 started to listen to the Beatles and Rolling Stones. Couldn’t wear pants to school only dresses to school more formal.

 

Question: Do you remember anything about the Vietnam and/or protest movements? Where you involved in either anyway?

 

Response: Moved to Dana Point in the late 1960’s so she would hear planes flying over. Was against the war, she saw someone get killed on T.V. Sister in-laws boyfriend was drafted got cancer form agent orange chemicals used during the war. Was too young to be really involved in protest movements.

 

Question: What do you remember about President Kennedy? Domestic/foreign Policy? Assassination?

 

Response: Was at school during the assassination of President Kennedy.

 

Question: Where you involved/what do you remember about the Civil Rights movement?

 

Response: Was friends with people from different ethnicities. Preferred Martin Luther King over Malcolm X  because MLK was more peaceful and Malcolm X was more about fighting.

 

Question: What do remember about President Johnson Domestic/foreign policy?

 

Response: Knew about the great society but believed that people shouldn’t just rely on the governments money.

 

 

 

 

#2 Interview with Wanda Lewis

Question: Where did you live/what were you doing in the 1960’s and 1970’s?

 

Response: In the 1960’s lived in Hawaii moved to Minnesota in the 1970’s was going to collage university of Minnesota.

Question: What kind of clothes did you wear/ music did you listen to?

 

Response: Wore hippie clothes also wore miniskirts and jeans worked in a clothing store so was always into the latest fashion when went to collage not really into fashion. Listened to Rock n Roll and the mini blues

Question: Do you remember anything about the Vietnam and/or protest movements? Where you involved in either anyway?

 

Response: Protested against the Vietnam War in Minneapolis high school dad was a Vietnam veteran and died during his service.

Question: What do you remember about President Kennedy? Domestic/foreign Policy? Assassination?

 

Response: remembers that she was in school during the assassination was scared when she came home.

 

 

 

#3 Interview with Ken (Procter)

 

Question: Where did you live/what were you doing in the 1960’s and 1970’s?

 

Response: Lived in Compton then moved then moved to lake wood during high school, because of minorities moving into neighborhood it was becoming more dangerous.

 

Question: What kind of clothes did you wear/ music did you listen to?

 

Response: Wore regular clothes but during school had to wear collar shirt, slacks and dress shoes. Didn’t like listening to the Beatles because in his house they listened to more classic music. Didn’t really start listening to other music till later on.

 

Question: Do you remember anything about the Vietnam War and/or protest movements? Where you involved in either anyway?

 

Response: Remembers people were being drafted unless they went go to college. He was not going to collage so he got a draft card, numbers under 200 got drafted he was number 122. Was going to join the Air Force band didn’t end up getting drafted because didn’t pass the physical. People dying made him more political when he saw the people come back from war he saw them get spit on and things were said to them.

 

Question: Where you involved/what do you remember about the Civil Rights movement?

 

Response: Was young saw people get beat up and also saw riots. Went to a blacks and whites school Roosevelt high school. Was also in a bus when coming back from a football game that they had won and the bus that he was in got stoned by the other school.

 

Question: What do you remember about President Kennedy? Domestic/foreign Policy? Assassination?

 

Response: When he heard about President Kennedy’s assassination he was walking to P.E. He also knew about the Cuban missile crisis. Bomb shelters were sold in his neighborhood.

 

 

 

#4 Interview with Betty Lee (Guidance Secretary)

Question: Where did you live/what were you doing in the 1960’s and 1970’s?

 

Response: In the 1960’s was going to high school graduated in 1964 in the 70’s was married with one kid.

Question: What kind of clothes did you wear/ music did you listen to?

 

Response: Was pretty conservative with clothes didn’t wear hippie clothes wore jeans

Question: Do you remember anything about the Vietnam and/or protest movements? Where you involved in either anyway?

 

Response: Was not involved in any protests but remembers that there were lots protests going on. Americans were getting discouraged that we were in Vietnam a long time, at the time it seemed pointless but we saved lots on lives.

Question: What do you remember about President Kennedy? Domestic/foreign Policy? Assassination?

 

Response: Was in school during the assassination and was shocked, this was at the time when she was relating to politics and her and her friends were shocked.

Question: Where you involved/what do you remember about the Civil Rights movement?

 

Response: Was not involved in the protest but all for Civil Rights Movement thought every person is equal was should be dealt with the same.

Question: What do remember about President Johnson Domestic/foreign policy?

 

Response: Was not a really strong figure head but did the best he could do.

 

 

 

#5 Interview with Debbie (Procter)

 

Question: Where did you live/what were you doing in the 1960’s and 1970’s?

 

Response: During the 1960’s lived in Pomona California in the 1970’s was going to high school.

 

Question: What kind of clothes did you wear/ music did you listen to?

 

Response: The music listened to was rock n roll and went to lots of concerts wore Levis corduroys.

 

Question: Do you remember anything about the Vietnam and/or protest movements? Where you involved in either anyway?

 

Response: Was in high school during the Vietnam war as got older was more involved in the protest movements. Would come home and would see the body counts on T.V her family and herself would cry seeing the dead body count.

 

Question: What do you remember about President Kennedy? Domestic/foreign Policy? Assassination?

 

Response: Was in school during the assassination people were crying her mom and her neighbors were also crying

 

Question: Where you involved/what do you remember about the Civil Rights movement?

 

Response: Was old enough to know what the protest was about. Went to the south and saw the blacks and whites drinking fountain thought it was weird because they didn’t have that in California.

 

Question: What do remember about President Johnson Domestic/foreign policy?

 

Response: Remembers he was not very popular by the adults.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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