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OKG Newsletter


Topic: civil war

‘Glory’ in Indian Territory

Black Union soldiers fought for their freedom in the Civil War Battle of Honey Springs.


Features

Rob Collins
In history, scholars look for a pivot point when everything changes. As national observations commence for the Civil War’s sesquicentennial, Oklahoma historians are commemorating a tectonic shift that began 150 years ago.
 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Living legend

Numerous re-enactors and learning stations will allow both children and adults to explore soldiers of America’s past at 'Call to Arms.'


Youth

Courtney Silva
History comes to life from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi, for the museum’s fourth annual “Call to Arms.” The event is part of the center’s Family Saturdays, which take place every third Saturday of the month.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Black Canyon

Looking for some locally grown alt-country?


Music

Matt Carney
The subject of budding Okie videographer Nathan Poppe’s debut documentary, the foot-stomping Enid alt-country dudes in Black Canyon released their debut record “Battlefield Darlins” on Bandcamp.com last month, and — happy surprise! — they recruited Sherree Chamberlain to guest as the gal in this musical romance.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Dust to dust

The latest film by acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns chronicles a dark, dusty chapter in Oklahoma history.


Features

Phil Bacharach
Even after 80-plus years, Oklahoma remains firmly identified with, and haunted by, the Dust Bowl.
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Novel ideas

Eight Oklahoma authors offer suggestions for curling up with a good book when it’s cold.

 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Not our war


Letters to the Editor

Rep. Paul Wesselhoft and Nathaniel Batchelder
At a state Capitol rally, four speakers on the left and four speakers on the right addressed 200 participants gathered in near 100-degree heat. The message was, “President Obama must hear from all of us that Syria is a powder-keg that the U.S. must not become militarily embroiled in. Syria is not our war.”
 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
 
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