Interview with Robert Howard


  • Identifier2020 OH 019
  • Date11/20/2019
  • InterviewerCaudill, Isak
  • IntervieweeHoward, Robert
  • DescriptionRobert Howard discusses his time in the National Guard, his choice to go to basic training before senior year of high school, and his deployment to Iraq. In particular, Howard comments on the politics of being in Iraq and his views on Isolationsim. He also discusses the return to civilian life, the local VFW, and the privatization of the VA. Howard also explains how medical cannabis can help veterans instead of medications. He wraps up his interview with his relfections of the Iraqi people he met.
  • LocationSalyersville, KY
  • Duration0:20:16
  • RestrictionsNone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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