Oral History

David SabistonBelow are quotes from Dr. Sabiston's colleagues, as well as his own thoughts on his early years as Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Duke. These excerpts have been taken from three different oral history interviews by Dr. James Gifford. All three interviews are a part of the Archives' collections. Click on the image of the recorder to hear audio clips of these quotes. In order to listen to audio clips, you will need RealPlayer on your computer. Download RealPlayer. Click on thumbnail images to view them at a larger size.

The Duke Medical Center Archives' holdings include a number of oral history interviews pertaining to Duke Medicine. Along with diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, and memorabilia, oral histories help people remember and connect with the past. They can personalize dry facts, capture insights not provided in written documents, and illuminate past events.

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