FIS’s Indo-American Oral History Project Featured on ABC TV Channel

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FIS’s Indo-American Oral History Project featured on ABC TV channel 13 Krishna Vavilala, Founder, Chairman of Foundation for India Studies (FIS) was interviewed by Miya Shay of ABC TV Channel 13 to discuss about the Indo-American Oral History Project. The interview was broadcast on June 7.

HOUSTON:The Indo-American Oral History project is a signature project of Foundation for India Studies (FIS), a 501(c3) a non-profit organization, being done in collaboration with the Houston Community College (HCC) and Houston Public Library (HPL).

The purpose of the Project is to permanently record the life stories and experiences of the first generation Indian immigrants and preserve them for posterity. The interviews will be transcribed and archived in the Indo-American Oral History collection of the Houston Public Library.

Presently in its 10th year of operation, FIS has so far completed 33 interviews.

For further information and to schedule an interview, contact Veena Ponnaganti @281-323-9515 or Krishna Vavilala @ 713-795-5169. Interviews will be conducted on a first come first served basis.

The ABC TV interview can be watched by clicking on the LINK:,