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Learning and a loss of innocence in the 1960’s

July 20th, 2010

Rebecca Ebersole Kasparek and Mary Walters EbersoleListen up as adjunct professor and alumna, Rebecca Ebersole Kasparek interviews her mother, Mary Walters Ebersole, about her time as a Messiah student during the turbulent Vietnam War era.

Learning and a loss of innocence
Running Time – 11:45

Produced by Craig Hise ’90 with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday Americans. (

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2 Responses to “Learning and a loss of innocence in the 1960’s”

  1. Dale Bicksler Says:

    What a great interview! Being a member of your class, I can relate to a lot of what you experienced, but I think you were more aware of the world than I was. Thanks for telling us about yourself and bringing back memories so well. This sounds like a cliche that old people say, but your picture looks more like sisters than mother-daughter.

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