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Michael Driscoll Oral History Interview

Life history interview conducted by Chris Petersen and Linda Richards.

October 9, 2013


“Atomic Veteran and OSU Grad”  October 9, 2013  Location: Valley Library, Oregon State University.  Watch Video | Download Transcript (PDF)

The bulk of Driscoll's interview focuses on his military service, his experience of the Dominic I nuclear test series in May 1962 and the impact that being an Atomic Veteran has made on his life. In addition, Driscoll discusses his upbringing outside of Portland; his time as an undergraduate at Oregon State during the Vietnam War era; his stint in the Peace Corps teaching mathematics in Samoa; and his long association with the Boy Scouts of America and Kiwanis Club.