National Press Club

Senate Historian Offers Tips on Doing Oral Histories, 6 pm Nov. 9

November 2, 2009

Planning to interview your grandparents about the day they met, or that close family friend who was the sole eyewitness to an event that forever changed world history? Before you reach for that tape recorder, come to a program on conducting effective oral histories at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9.

Senate Historian Donald Ritchie, author of "Doing Oral History: A Practical Guide," will cover the dos and don't in conducting effective oral histories.

The talk is in the Bloomberg Center for Electronic Journalism on the 13th floor. Seating is very limited. Please RSVP to the National Press Club Archives at (202) 662-7598.

For more information, contact Press Club Archivist Marlene Justsen at, or Marc Wojno at