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I'm an American

Lea recounts the personal journey that led her to become an American citizen this summer. It starts in Sweden in 1945….

This episode was produced by Lea Thau and Paul Dreux Smith. 

Lea Thau being sworn in as an American citizen

Lea Thau being sworn in as an American citizen

Lea's grandfather at the Danish border at the end of WWII

Lea’s grandfather at the Danish border at the end of WWII

Lea with her dad, who is likely studying some left wing economist

Lea with her dad, who is likely studying some left wing economist

Lea and her mom, back in the '70s

Lea and her mom, back in the ’70s

Lea as a kid (right) with her cousin, getting ready to raise the Danish flag

Lea as a kid (right) with her cousin, getting ready to raise the Danish flag

Protestors at the July 4th, 1976, Rebild Festival in Denmark.

Protestors at the July 4th, 1976, Rebild Festival in Denmark.




 
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