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East-West Center Oral History Project : Greg Trifonovitch

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Title:East-West Center Oral History Project : Greg Trifonovitch
Contributors:Leber, Terese (interviewer)
Trifonovitch, Gregory J. (interviewee)
Date Issued:04 May 2009
Publisher:Honolulu, HI : East-West Center
Abstract:Greg Trifonovitch was born in Palestine of Russian and Macedonian parents. He worked in Jerusalem as a waiter and tour guide for American tourists including the couple who eventually brought him to America. He joined the Army, got his US citizenship, and brought his family to America with the help of President Eisenhower and Senators Dirksen and Douglas.

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Description:Interviewed by Terese Leber, May 4, 2009 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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