Thomas Lott, Another OU Legend

Its been another busy week on the road…. Welcome back. I’m still working on the Kansas City story of three days in a town where I could spend a month and still not see everything it has to offer. Its trains, planes and automobiles for sure but also much more…

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McAlester, Oklahoma

More history from the road….. Welcome back. Perryville, Oklahoma will be my next stop this weekend and if the name doesn’t sound familiar it may be because it was 1838 when the town got its name and this part of Oklahoma was called Indian Territory back then. During the Civil…

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Doris “Coke” Meyer and Will Rogers

I am sorry to lose a great friend and an inspiration…. Welcome back. The date was November 12, 1919; William Howard Taft was President of the United States, World War I officially ended and in Oklahoma oilman Waite Phillips had already made several fortunes in the oil and gas business….

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Tulsa’s Historic Circle Cinema

Excited to have Footprints in the Dew: The Last Ten Tapes playing at this great theater! Welcome back. This week I’m going back in time to 1928 when Calvin Coolidge was President and Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. During this time an entertainment…

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The Mid Continent Building in Tulsa

Welcome back. With a couple of gigs coming up in Tulsa I thought I would bring you the story of a man and a Tulsa landmark which I hope you will find interesting. At the time of its completion in 1918 this Tudor Gothic style 16 story building was the…

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The Poncan Theatre in Ponca City, OK

Thank you to everyone who got out in the rain and ice last night to come to the Coleman Theatre. It was a great turnout in a fabulous place! Today I’ll be at the Poncan Theatre in Ponca City, OK for another screening of Footprints in the Dew: The Last…

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