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Pat's Podcasts

May 14, 2018

In this episode I sit down with Edith Fecskes to talk about what it was like fleeing Russian occupied Hungary when she was a little girl. How her experience as a refugee and emigrant shaped who she is today, and how her family learned to integrate themselves into American society. 


Apr 17, 2018

In this episode I talk with Leva Zand about what it was like growing up as a religious minority in Iran. We talk about what her life was like in Iran, how she came to the United States as a refugee, and what it was like to try to make a new life here. 


Mar 26, 2018

In this weeks episode I sit down with Aviva Lev-David to discuss her experience being born in Chile, emigrating to Israel early in her childhood, and later as an adult emigrating to the United States. Her perspective moving across multiple cultures provides an interesting and insightful conversation. 


Mar 12, 2018

In this episode I sit down with Judith Hunt and we talk about her experience growing up in England during WW2. We discuss how this shaped her view of the United States and her perspective on emigrating to the States and beyond. 


Mar 12, 2018

In this episode I sit down with Felix Torres Chaviano to talk about what it was like growing up in Cuba, the context under which he first learned about the United States, the story of how he first came to the US, and how he see's the country from an outsiders perspective.