Paul Goldman interview, 20 September 2013


Paul Goldman was the son of immigrants and a Cleveland native. He discusses his life's experiences with regards to World War II, the Great Depression, and growing up in an ethnic neighborhood. He begins by describing that neighborhood and the schools that were available to the kids. He moves into a discussion about his experiences during World War II. He especially focuses on his time working with a medical corps treating transcontinental truckers. He goes back to talking about growing up in an ethnic neighborhood and the various ethnic clubs that popped up around his home. Finally, he talks about the value of being open minded and the movement from being an immigrant to being an American.