Oklahoma! Changed Musical Theater Forever. Or Did It?
Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical was revolutionary in the way it “integrated” music, dance, and dialogue. Or was that language just a marketing ploy?
An Airplane in Every Barn?
Why airborne farming hasn’t been cleared for take-off.
The Devastation of Black Wall Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma. 1921. A wave of racial violence destroys an affluent African-American community, seen as a threat to white-dominated American capitalism.
Why Oklahoma Has a Panhandle
The long, strange story of why Oklahoma has that panhandle.
Revising Dust Bowl Myths
Charles J. Shindo attempts to revise common myths about the "Dust Bowl"