2014 July 11
Boston (Mass.) - Topol discusses the three chapters of his life, career and philanthropic work including: immigration of his family from Russia to Dorchester, Massachusetts, attendance at Boston Latin School and UMass Amherst, work as a communications officer in the Army during World War II; his work at Raytheon and Scientific-Atlanta; his business philosophy; his political and ideologi... more
2014 Sept. 21
Stroup, Keith, 1943-
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with founder, former Executive Director, Board Member and Legal Counsel for National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML). Stroup discusses his upbringing in Southern Illinois; education at University of Illinois and Georgetown Law School, which he attended from 1965-1968; experiences evading the Vietnam War draft; anti-war demonstrations in Washingto... more
2014 Sept. 22
St. Pierre, Allen F.
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Executive Director of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML). St. Pierre discusses his upbringing in Chatham and Amherst, Massachusetts; education at University of Massachusetts, Amherst class of 1989; early experiences smoking marijuana; his early employment at NORML in 1991; conflicts among NORML Board members and employees; Rich... more
2016 Apr. 8
United States - A panel of speakers discuss their experiences documenting and participating in the riot grrrl/punk scene in the 1990s. Discussion includes: efforts of the Fales Library at New York University to document the 1970s/1980s downtown New York art scene and the riot grrrl scene of the early 1990s. Part of the 2016 Special Collections and University Archives eleventh Annual Co... more
2016 Apr. 8
United States - Coley discusses his experiences as a writer in the punk scene in the 1970s and 1980s. Lunch discusses her evolution as a spoken word and no wave performer in New York in the 1970s and 1980s. Part of the 2016 Special Collections and University Archives eleventh Annual Colloquium on Social Change.