Storyteller: Ed Hirshburg

Interviewer: Bertalot, Lorretta

Language: English

Initiative: Tulsans Talk

Description: Ed Hirshburg flew helicopters in the Vietnam War. He flew 200 missions. His worst mission was transporting children with the plague. His Dad was a WW ll hero. He volunteers driving veterans to appointments, teaching about Vietnam in the Jenks schools, and Coaching athletics in elementary school. Ed has health problems from dropping Agent Orange and his young son died from Spinal Cancer as a result of Agent Orange. He retired from Amerada Hess. Ed teaches at TCC and OSU Tulsa and has 5 degrees.

Subjects: US Army Helicopter Pilot, Worst Missions, Dad was WWll hero, Shot down in a rice farm, Agent orange, Volunteering at schools, Teaching in college, Working for Amerada Hess

NOW PLAYING: Hirshburg, Ed 09/11/2019


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