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How to undertake your own oral history interview

Duration: 03:38

Alexandra Rowe, an historical education specialist, explains how to use oral history techniques to interview people about their personal experiences and memories of the past. It's a great way to understand historical events by talking to people who experienced them first hand. Using this technique on friends and family is also useful to find out about your family history.

Available since: Fri 22 Jul 2011

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