How to talk to family members about the past

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Elderly relatives are caretakers of our family histories, legacies and secrets. But it can be difficult to get them to share — especially if you do not know the right questions to ask. We talk with an anthropologist who wrote a new book about how to interview relatives and why it’s important.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Elizabeth Keating Guest