Victoria Hofmo interviews Adolf Hansen about his recent memoir, A Boy in Brooklyn: Growing Up in a Norwegian Colony in the 1940s and ’50s.
Author: Victoria Hofmo
Victoria Hofmo reviews Brooklyn Girl: Growing Up Norwegian in New York City by Jan Carol Simonsen, a coming of age story in the 1950s and 1960s.
Victoria Hofmo writes about Gail Halvorsen, who died at 101 in February and was a decorated military pilot known as the Berlin Candy Bomber.
Victoria Hofmo tells of Norwegian royal visits to and ties with the United States and answers th question of whether they are still relevant.
Victoria Hofmo interview several people who have special Easter memories from their neighborhoods in Brooklyn, N.Y., from decades past.
Victoria Hofmo reviews the second children’s book about “Mimi’s sagas” of monsters, gods, and Vikings by Norwegian author Anne-Lise Bay Braathen.
Victoria Hofmo connects threads of the past from the Viking Age to today’s ties between Ukraine and Norway, which denounces Russian invasion.
Victoria Hofmo interviews Jim Schantz, owner of Schantz Galleries in Stockbridge, Mass., about the Scandinavian glass artists on display there.
Victoria Hofmo tells of stained-glass
windows that tell stories of Norway, in cathedrals throughout the country and
in a town hall in Scotland.
Victoria Hofmo reports on the U.S. military brigade called the Viking Battalion set up during World War II to carry out its missions on skis.