Interview with Samuel C. Thompson, April 13, 2022

Project: West Chester University: Vietnam Era Oral History Project

Interview Summary

I interviewed Samuel Thompson Jr. via zoom on April 13th, 2022. Thompson spent two years the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War as a supply officer. During this interview, I got to know Thompson's background and upbringing, as well as his educational journey and how he got involved with the Marines. He discussed his job and experience while in Vietnam while being a Black man. He shared many stories about and reflects on his journey. Since the war, Thompson has lived a very successful life. He graduated with a law degree and is a law school professor at Penn State and enjoys writing books and raising his teenage son.

Interview Accession

2022oh1579_wcv0041

Interviewee Name

Samuel C. Thompson

Interviewer Name

Mya M. Humphries

Interview Date

2022-04-13

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Thompson, Samuel C. Interview by Mya M. Humphries. 13 Apr. 2022. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Thompson, S.C. (2022, April 13). Interview by M. M. Humphries. West Chester University: Vietnam Era Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Thompson, Samuel C., interview by Mya M. Humphries. April 13, 2022, West Chester University: Vietnam Era Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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