Examples of oral history in a Sentence
I'm reading an oral history of the Great Depression.
Recent Examples of oral history from the Web
According to an oral history done by The Hollywood Reporter in 2017, Spelling asked creator Darren Star in 1993 to meet with Locklear in an effort to invigorate the struggling show.
Here's an oral history on how punks took back their scene.
Ten years after the release of Step Brothers, Alan Siegel of The Ringer delivers an oral history on its creation.
So the brilliant, grumpy and irascible priest of old times is gone, and — with him — goes a priceless oral history of the blues and thousands of songs.
The oral histories also include a discussion of Vietnam — and here RFK emerges as more hawkish than his older brother.
Bloomberg Markets Magazine Discussing his oral history of the 30th anniversary of the stock market collapse of Oct. 19, 1987.
For Smithsonian magazine, author Andrew M. Davenport discusses the work of Getting Word, an oral history project that, since 1993, has collected histories of African American families who lived at Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia plantation, Monticello.
Though balls continued, their relevance in the mainstream never truly caught on, relegated to oral histories and academic texts.
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ORAL HISTORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of oral history for English Language Learners
: recorded information about the past that you get from talking to people about their experiences, families, etc.
: a book, article, etc., that is based on oral history
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