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James Tessen, August 8th, 2016


In this interview, Tessen discusses growing up on the east side and how and why he joined the Air National Guard. He then describes the various duties…

Venita Thompkins, July 23rd, 2016


Venita Thompkins was 4 years old in July of 1967. She remembers seeing fires on her street and being nervous about the presence of troops and tanks…

Mary Ann McCourt, July 23rd, 2016


Mary Ann McCourt is the daughter of a Detroit Fireman who served during the events of 1967. She discusses her memories of visiting her father on his…