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OKG Newsletter


Topic: pearl harbor

‘Inspiration’ point

A recent public radio feature inspired Gov. Mary Fallin’s inaugural address.


News

Clifton Adcock
When Fallin gave her inaugural speech on Jan. 10, she concluded with an anecdote about her meeting Ed Vezey, a World War II veteran from Moore, who is believed to be the last living Oklahoman who was a crew member on the USS Oklahoma when the ship was attacked and sunk at Pearl Harbor.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

‘Stoning’ Sally

In Sally Kern’s forthcoming tome, the Republican lawmaker describes bloggers, activists and media casting verbal stones.


News

Clifton Adcock
Few people in Oklahoma politics are as polarizing as state Rep. Sally Kern. Beloved by some, reviled by others, the preacher’s wife, schoolteacher, grandmother and state representative has made national headlines more than once.
 
Tuesday, June 14, 2011

A response to ‘Stoning of Sally Kern’

Kern needs to learn that America is diverse.


Commentary

Scott Jones
My first experience of Rep. Sally Kern was in 2005 when she was leading the effort to get books she perceived as having a gay theme banned from public libraries in Oklahoma.
 
Thursday, June 16, 2011

45 caliber

World War II and the attack on Pearl Harbor are captured vividly at the 45th Infantry Division Museum.


Features

Carmen Forman
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the nation’s subsequent entry into World War II. But Dec. 7, 1941, and its aftermath of infamy don’t feel so distant at Oklahoma City’s 45th Infantry Division Museum.
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Twilight’s last gleaming

Oklahomans of the World War II generation are leaving us at an alarming rate. But their stories will live on.


News

Ben Fenwick
At 19, Ralph Fenwick landed on the shores of Japan’s southernmost island at what would become World War II’s worst battle in the Pacific. It was April 1 — April Fools’ Day — and it also happened to be Easter Sunday.
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Saluting the ‘Greatest Generation’


Letters to the Editor

John D. Carlson
Sincere thanks to Ben Fenwick and the entire staff and management of Oklahoma Gazette for the recent article, “Twilight’s last gleaming” (News, Dec. 5).
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
 
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