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Sign Oral History Project

Oral History Interview with
William E. Smith, Jr. (USAF Staff Sgt., ret.)

Oscar-Flight Security Controller,
862nd Security Police Squadron,
Minot AFB, 24 October 1968

Date: 25 August 2001(b)
Interviewers: Thomas Tulien and Jim Klotz

TRT: 1:30 hours
Format: BETA-SP

Copyright: AFS/Dialogue Productions LLC, Minneapolis, MN; and Jim Klotz.
Transcription by Jim Klotz with additional editing by Tom Tulien.

This is a transcript of a tape-recorded interview conducted for the Sign Oral History Project and is essentially a transcript of the spoken, rather than the written word.

This oral history transcript may be read, quoted from, cited, and reproduced for purposes of research. It may not be published in whole or part except by permission of the copyright holder.

Thomas Tulien
Sign Oral History Project

WS: William Smith
TT: Tom Tulien
JK: Jim Klotz

[Tape start]
WS:—admirable one it's one that tries to make sense and maybe in the future these historical things can at least be—or maybe all the patterns you're documenting come into something, you know? And so the focus is on those of you who had this idea. I think it's a great thing for society and for posterity that you document these things and take your time and money and put them into some type of format that's understandable.
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