OH 1699

For the DFW Metroplex Immigrants Oral History Project. Russian-born immigrant to suburban Plano, Texas. Childhood and education in Kazan, Russia, Poland, and Izhevsk, Russia; parents’ work as geophysicists; perceptions of glasnost and perestroika; college and graduate school experiences at Kazan State University and decision to study computer science; experiences with Billy Graham Evangelistic Ministries; marriage to a Texas A&M student who had studied at Kazan State as an exchange student; decision to move to Texas; first impressions of Texas; career in telecommunications industry; divorce; process of becoming a U.S. citizen; opinions on current political issues.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 49 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Bruce Cohen
Date of Interview November 15, 2009

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