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  • Hungarian childhood memories

    By Ellie Kahn, Oral Historian

    2 weeks ago

    Elsie Schwartz was 88 years old when I interviewed her to record her life memories and stories.  When we finished, she said, "My story wouldn't be complete if I didn't tell you how lucky I am to have a family who loves me and shows it.  The world is a very different place from the...

  • Anticipating Orphanhood

    By Ellie Kahn

    September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Over coffee at Panera, my friend Ellen and I discussed our children's school, her career options and my recent dating adventures. And we laughed about the policeman who didn't give Ellen a ticket because he liked her "Beat Bush" sticker. We laughed a lot, as we usually do.

    Then we...

  • Golden-Aged Tell-All

    By Hank Rosenfeld

    March 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The scene: Avenue of the Stars, Century City.

    The characters: A few older men in a Park Hyatt suite.

    The action: They kibbitz

    Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is here from Atlanta to interview Golden Age Hollywood figures for an oral history, the Turner Classic Movies Archive Project....