Author and Historian
February 8, 2020
One of the most well received public presentations John has ever given was his new, updated presentation at last year’s Randall University Civil War Sym...
October 5, 2019
*Courtesy Koichi Sawada
As stated in Vol. 1 of The Oklahomans, Oklahoma has always been the land of the second, third, and sometimes last chance. So it w...
August 23, 2019
A silver lining emerged from the overwhelming tragedy of the Oklahoma City Bombing—the stirring response to it.
February 23, 2019
Clara Luper and the Oklahoma City NAACP Youth Council’s historic 1958 sit-in opened up Katz Drug Store lunch counters in Oklahoma City and elsewhere to...
January 25, 2019
101st Airborne Division artillery commander Bob Kalsu handles the ordnance at Fire Support Base Ripcord during the Vietnam War.
Long before “Buffalo Bob”...
December 8, 2018
And then? And then when I walked down the street, people would've looked and they would've said there goes Roy Hobbs, the best there ever was in this ga...
October 18, 2018
The Soviet Union’s 1957 launch of Sputnik, the first artificial satellite to orbit Earth, stunned America. Engaged in the deadly Cold War with the Russi...
September 14, 2018
A black roller tears into Goodwell, Oklahoma, Texas County home of Panhandle A&M College, now Panhandle State University, 1937.
Since around the time of...
August 26, 2018
Beautiful Maud native Wanda Jackson continues to sing with power and passion in a career that is approaching two-thirds of a century. Like tens of thous...
July 26, 2018
Prentice Gautt rumbling for yardage against Syracuse in the 1959 Orange Bowl. He was named the game’s Most Valuable Player. The Sooners finished 10-1 an...
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