Oral histories

Tom Weiner attended Trinity College before facing the draft in 1971, with a a lottery number of 117. Decades later, Weiner was inspired to collect the stories of the men and women who came of age during the Vietnam War era. The Tom Weiner Oral History Collection consists of the oral history interviews, recordings, and transcripts Weiner collected, thirty of which appear in his book, Called to Serve: Stories of Men and Women Confronted by the Vietnam War Draft.


Listen to one of the 15 oral histories in the Weiner Oral History Collection.