Tales from the Campanile
About This Show
The Oral History Center (formerly the Regional Oral History Office), which was founded in 1954 and is a division of The Bancroft Library, documents the history of California, the nation, and the interconnected global arena. The OHC produces carefully researched, audio/video-recorded and transcribed oral histories and interpretative historical materials for the widest possible use.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 2: Shanna Farrell on Bay Area Cocktails
In the second episode of Tales from the Campanile Season 2, OHC Director Martin Meeker talks to OHC interviewer Shanna Farrell about her forthcoming book, "Bay Area Cocktails: A History of Culture, Community and Craft," out September 2017. They talk about the basis for the project, the relationship between food, agriculture and cocktails, and why the project is about more than what's in the glass.