March 1, 2012
Woody comes home, and Thomas Conner has the story on how he got back here.
Also in this issue:
SO LONG: Bluford Johnson got a new lease on life — and movies — after a work-related accident left him physically disabled. Shawna Lewis reports.
IMAGINARY OKLAHOMA: Brian Frazer tells the tale of the half-baked kidnapping of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
GOVERNMENT 2.0: Transparency is the name of the game when it comes to apps about local government. Michael D. Bates has the story.
THE STUFF OF DREAMS: Thomas Conner follows the Woody Guthrie Archive Collection’s winding journey to its home in Oklahoma.
LETTER FROM RAMALLAH: Timothy Fadek remembers journalist Anthony Shadid, an Oklahoma native who died in Syria last month while on assignment.
WHERE THE BUFFALO DRIFT: The flâneur spirit seizes reporter Russell Cobb in this piece about exploring Tulsa on foot.
DONE THAT: Natasha Ball checks out the Kaiser Foundation’s “teaser” in anticipation for the Woody at One Hundred exhibit.
POETRY: Melody Charles breaks down employment and customer service in deconstructed free verse.
ORIGINAL OKIE: Guy Logsdon brings us a rare photo of Woody Guthrie from his high school year book.f