Virginia Hamilton Oral History

Virginia Hamilton talked about her life, focusing on her work as a journalist on the home front during World War II. In this oral… read more

Virginia Hamilton talked about her life, focusing on her work as a journalist on the home front during World War II. In this oral history interview, she remembers the men leaving for war and the job openings left behind, and her subsequent entry into journalism as a newspaper reporter. 

The National World War II Museum in New Orleans conducted oral histories to record the experiences of World War II veterans and those Americans living and working on the home front. Virginia Hamilton’s story helps document the impact of World War II and the post-war period on the lives of American women. The location of the interview is not known. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Virginia Hamilton Oral History

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Program ID:
289839-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Dec 12, 2009
Last Aired:
Dec 13, 2009

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  • Dec 12, 2009 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 12, 2009 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 13, 2009 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 13, 2009 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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