Category: Podcast

LBHS Podcast (Ep04) – Andy Janicki

Andy Janicki | Legionville     On episode 4 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with master model builder Andy Janicki about his historic 1792 rendition of Legionville, the first established basic training facility of the United...
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Alle-Kiski Chronicle – Episode 11

Richard Williams | The Pennsylvania Mainline Canal     On episode 11 of the podcast, history educator Richard Williams discusses the Western Division of the Pennsylvania Mainline Canal, from Pittsburgh to Johnstown. ____________________________________________________________________ This episode was recorded August 13, 2017...
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Alle-Kiski Chronicle – Episode 10

John Nichols | Uncles at War     On episode 10 of the podcast, historian John Nichols presents his book, Uncles at War, detailing a family history and WWII experiences of three uncles–Eldred Gray , Gerald Gray and William Nichols....
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Longest War Podcast (Ep24) – Tyler Benson

Tyler Benson | Smallman Galley On episode 24 of Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast, we talk with former navy officer Tyler Benson about serving aboard ship, leadership skills learned in the military,  entrepreneurship and renewal in Pittsburgh, and why...
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Longest War Podcast (Ep22) – Lauren DelRicci

Lauren DelRicci | MST On episode 22 of Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast, we continue our conversation with navy veteran Lauren DelRicci and discuss her experience separating from the service, coping with military sexual trauma (MST), and effective treatment...
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LBHS Podcast (Ep02) – Frank W. Wicks

Frank W. Wicks | Playwright     On episode 2 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with renowned playwright Frank W. Wicks, creator of Soldier, Come Home, a Civil War drama recently produced by the Little Beaver...
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Alle-Kiski Chronicle – Episode 9

Carleton Young | Voices From the Attic     On episode 9 of the podcast, historian Carleton Young of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania presents his book, Voices From the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War–a fascinating account of discovering family letters...
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LBHS Podcast (Ep01) – Soldier, Come Home

Dave Holoweiko | Soldier, Come Home     On episode 1 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with LBHS board member Dave Holoweiko about the society’s presentation of Soldier, Come Home, a play written by Frank W. Wicks...
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Longest War Podcast (Ep14) – Sebastian Junger

Sebastian Junger | Covering the War On episode 14 of Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast, we talk with Sebastian Junger, author, war journalist, and documentary film producer of the award-winning chronicle of the war in Afghanistan, Restrepo.   Those who...
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Longest War Podcast (Ep12) – Jake Voelker

Jake Voelker | Engineering the Korengal Valley On episode 12 of Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast, we talk with Jake Voelker of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, former army officer, combat engineer, and veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq.     Those who...
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Alle-Kiski Chronicle – Episode 7

Mary Fogle-Loveland | Coal Miner’s Daughter     On episode 7 of the podcast we talk with Mary Fogle-Loveland of Cheswick, Pennsylvania about growing up in a coal mining family in the Allegheny River Valley, featuring the voices of Joe...
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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 37 – Eric Rood

Eric Rood | Veteran Aviator Oral Histories  On Episode 37 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk about recording veterans oral histories in the world of aviation with Eric Rood of Experimental Aircraft Association’s Timeless Voices of Aviation project....
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Argot: Audio Short Story Collection – Episode 21 – Robert Gale

Infiltration | Robert Gale   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Collection, WWII veteran Bob Gale of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania shares a story about a dangerous and unnerving counter-intelligence mission testing flight-line...
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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 36 – John Paul Deley

John Paul Deley | Oral History Transcriptions  On Episode 36 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk about transcribing oral history interviews with John Paul Deley, Director of the Detre Library & Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center...
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VBC Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project | GiannaVia’s | November 30, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live November 30, 2016 at GiannaVia’s Restaurant in Whitehall, Pennsylvania.  Host: Nick Grimes.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas/Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History...
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Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast: East Liberty | October 22, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live October 22, 2016 at Vintage Senior Center in the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Host: Todd DePastino. Audiography: Kevin...
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VBC Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project | Sha-nini George Foundation | October 2, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live October 2, 2016 at the Sha-nini George Foundation in Mercer, Pennsylvania.  Host: Nick Grimes.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas & Bryan Chemini/Veteran...
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VBC Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project | Spoonwood Brewery | July 27, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live July 27, 2016 at Spoonwood Brewing Company in Baldwin, Pennsylvania.  Host: Nick Grimes.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Bryan Chemini/Veteran Voices of...
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Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast: Bethel Park | June 28, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live on June 28, 2016 at Christ United Methodist Church in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania. Host: Todd DePastino.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas. Featured Stories...
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Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast: Spring Valley | June 11, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live on June 11, 2016 at Spring Valley in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Host: Todd DePastino.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Bryan Chemini. Featured Stories...
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Argot: Audio Short Story Collection – Episode 06

There’s Always Hope | Bill Silver   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Collection, Bill Silver shares a story originally told on October 30, 2015 to the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh...
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VBC Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project | Carrick Lit Club | June 23, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live June 23, 2016 at the Carrick Literary Club in Carrick,  Pennsylvania.  Host: Nick Grimes.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas/Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh...
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Longest War Podcast (Ep01) – Todd DePastino

Todd DePastino | VBC Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project   On episode 1 of Longest War, the podcast of VBC’s Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project, we have an in-depth conversation with VBC executive director Todd DePastino about the Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project.  ...
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VBC Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project | Voodoo Brewery | May 18, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live on May 18, 2016 at Voodoo Brewery in Homestead, Pennsylvania.  Host: Nick Grimes.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas/Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral...
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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 27 – Bob Rivers

Bob Rivers | WWII Reenactor and Living Historian   On episode 27 of  Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with WWII reenactor and living historian, Bob Rivers of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania.  Recorded May 11, 2016. Host: Kevin...
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