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My two daughters interview me for StoryCorps (January 23, 2021)

J. Schiele and K. Downey talk with their father, Skip Schiel, about what led him to move to Boston in the 1960s, his activism during the Vietnam War, his interest in cooperative living, and his work as a photographer and filmmaker. —StoryCorps This is one of about 7 interviews, partly organized chronologically, only one on […]

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With an Open Heart: photos & stories from Palestine & Israel: Herodion & the Ohtman family

Lower level of Herodion complex with main level in the background Upper level of Herodion Excerpts from my journal as I examine and portray the troubles in the Levant April 6, 2012, Friday, my home in Bethlehem After a short day in the office, mostly email and photo work (reorganizing my photos folders and files) […]

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“We hope at the end our voices will be heard and someone will feel the people’s pain in Gaza and help them.”

Amani Alfarra is from Gaza, currently studying for her PhD in hydrology in Germany. We met in May 2006, in Gaza, while she was writing a report for the United Nations about the water situation in Gaza. She needed photos so I toured the entire region with her. I’ve slightly edited her writing. Jan 16, […]

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