Robert Abate Oral History Interview

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Title

Robert Abate Oral History Interview

Description

Mr. Abate describes the process of getting Tyrone Pannell, a Marine Lieutenant who was killed in Vietnam, inducted the Manhattan College Hall of Fame and meeting Tyrone's daughter. This experience and getting to know World War Two veterans, moved him to interview two hundred World War Two veterans.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Robert Abate

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

6/14/2018

Contributor

Robert Abate

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.021..001

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Michael Walsh

Interviewee

Robert Abate

Location

Grinton I. WIll Library

Original Format

Voice recording

Duration

20:25

Time Summary

00:45-Robert remembers WWII ending.
2:00-Remembers helping veteran getting into his apartment building.
3:00-Attends the Naval Academy.
6:10-Roberts describes the process of trying to get Tyrone Pannell inducted into the Manhattan College Hall of Fame.
10:35-Robert reads an article about Pannell.
11:04-Tyrone Pannell inducted into the Manhattan College Hall of Fame.
12:27-Meets Tyrone Pannell's daughter Tracy.
14:00-Reads Pannell's letter to Tracy in Letters From Vietnam.
14:50-Robert reads a Journal News about WW II veterans.
15:21:Meets a WW II veteran.
15:50-Asks what his recollection is of December 7, 1941
16:15-Starts conducting an interview using cassette tape recorder.
16:42-Describes interviewing 200 WWII veterans.
18:28-Talks about hardship of Great Depression preparing WWII veterans for the war.

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Collection

Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Robert Abate Oral History Interview,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed January 17, 2019, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/512.