Tales from Vic Berecz' Lifetime

Episode: 1a -- Era: 1951-54 -- Posted: 29 Nov 2019 -- Length: 13:37
My Short and Not Very Illustrious Athletic Career
Badminton, Track. Baseball, Soccer, Wrestling and Weightlifting
Photo: Vic Berecz and his only Athletic Trophy; taken 1954.


       

Episode: 2a -- Era: 1955 -- Posted: 02 May 2020 -- Length: 12:40
Remembering the Norwalk Flood of 1955
Living through it, and its Aftermath
Photo: The Wall Street Bridge the Day After -- former site of a 4-Story Building.


       

Episode: 3a -- Era: 1955-61 -- Posted: 07 Sep 2020 -- Length: 16:27
Emulating Al Bundy and Fred Flintstone
My First Two Jobs while in High School and College
Photo: Yes, that's them: Al and Fred!.


       

Episode: 4a -- Era: 1957-61 -- Posted: 02 Dec 2021 -- Length: 24:07
College Life ... Good, Bad, and Ridiculous
Some Remembrances of Valpo -- Valparaiso University
Photo: That's me with Joanne our Freshman year and with Chris at the ODelt house at graduation.


       

Episode: 5a -- Era: 1959-74 -- Posted: 02 May 2020 -- Length: 16:45
My Early Computer Experiences
IBM 610 ... IBM 7090/1401/360 ... Univac 1108/418 ... SEL 86
Photo: My First Computer ... the IBM 610 at Valpo.


       

Episode: 6a -- Era: 1980 -- Posted: 21 May 2021 -- Length: 9:36
Sachsenhain - a Hitler-era Memorial
Ruminations on a Mass Killing a Millenium Ago
Photo: Sachsenhain at Halsmühlen.


       

Episode: 7a -- Era: 1980 -- Posted: 23 Nov 2019 -- Length: 20:32
An Evening with Old Zolt
Our visit with Zoltán Berecz (1911-1987) in Budapest
Photo: Zoltán Berecz; taken 1977.


       

Episode: 8a -- Era: 2000 -- Posted: 15 Jan 2022 -- Length: 8:14
Y2K
A personal look at the Y2K dilemma of 1999-2000
Photo: Y2K ... Just a Lot of Hype?