OUTSPOKEN: A COPH PODCAST

Outspoken: A COPH Podcast incorporates current projects, oral histories, and archival material into monthly conversations. 

Host/Writer: Dr. Benjamin Cawthra
Archivist/ Writer: Natalie Navar
Producer/Editor: Carie Rael

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episode one: Latina Legacies

The Center for Oral and Public History presents it's premier episode, Latino Legacies.  Our host, Benjamin Cawthra, co-director of COPH, sits down with Dr. Margie Brown-Coronel,  and Kevin Cabrera to discuss the ongoing public history event, Taking A Stand: Legacies of Latina Activism in Southern California.  Later on in the episode, COPH archivist, Natalie Navar, shares some clips in the segment, Out of the Archive, which highlight oral history clips from local Latina activists, Emilia Castañeda de Valenciana, Carmen Valencia, Maria Jefferson, and Rachel Gonzales.             

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Kevin Cabrerra, Dr. Margie Brown-Coronel, and Dr. Benjamin Cawthra.                                                                   

Episode Two:  Primaries, Politics, and Women    

In Episode Two: Primaries, Politics, and Women, Benjamin Cawthra sits down with COPH director, Natalie Fousekis, to disucss the ongoing project Women, Politics, and Activism Since Suffrage and it's relevance to the current political climate. The political primaries and the significance of a female presidential candidate are hot topics during this episode. In the Out of the Archives segement, COPH archivist, Natalie Navar shares clips from our Women, Politics, and Activism Since Suffrage project that especially speak to the current presidential election. Featured in this segment is Mary Hornbuckle, Joy Picus, Laura Chick, Helen Torres, and Ursula Kennedy.            

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Dr. Natalie M. Fousekis and Dr. Benjamin Cawthra.

Episode Three: The 2016 Election in Historical Perspective

In Episode Three: The 2016 Election in Historical Perspective, Dr. Benjamin Cawthra sits down with COPH director Dr. Natalie Fousekis for a free flowing conservation discussing the historical context of the 2016 election. Later in the episode, Natalie Navar, COPH archivist plays clips from Dr. Kimberly Salter, Michelle Martinez, Dr. Sue Savary, Anita Torres, Marilee Scaff, Marisol Rivera, and Cathy Unger. These women each describe different leadership styles they've experienced while involved in politics.

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COPH archivist Natalie Navar and Producer/Editor Carie Rael.

Episode Four: From Hitler's Europe to the golden state and long table Los Angeles  

In Episode Four: From Hitler's Europe to the Golden State and Long Table Los Angeles, Benjamin Cawthra sits down with COPH associate director, Dr. Cora Granata and two of her students, Sarah Heim and Shaun Hughes. In Episode Four, Outspoken guests talk about about their experiences with the From Hitler's Europe to the Golden State oral history project, the public history event Long Table Los Angeles, and the 2016 Summer Abroad program in Berlin, Germany.  This episode features a clip of the oral history performance performed by CSU students and alumni at the Long Table Los Angeles event along with oral history clips from European narrators who lived through the Third Reich and World War II in our Out of the Archive segment presented by COPH archivist, Natalie Navar.  

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COPH associate director, Dr. Cora Granata, students students, Shaun Hughes and Sarah Heim, and Dr. Benjamin Cawthra.

Episode Five: Speaking of Oral History

In Episode Five: Speaking of Oral History, Dr. Benjamin Cawthra reports on the ground at the 50th Oral History Association Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California. Listen as Dr. Benjamin Cawthra talks to conference participants about their experiences in our mini-episode of Outspoken.

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 A scene from the 50th Anniversary Celebration at the 2016 Oral History Association Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California. Photo credit: Mark T. Garcia

Episode Six: Looking at Japanese American Internment in Today's Political Climate

In this episode Dr. Cawthra sits down with Dr. Craig Ihara, emeritus professor at CSUF.  Dr. Craig Ihara shares his stories about being born in a Japanese Internment prison and reflects on today's political climate.

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            Dr. Craig Ihara