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THE LEGACY OF JAMES R. CAMPBELL

THE LEGACY OF JAMES R. CAMPBELL

a byline with ten-million words of integrity By Joseph H. Carter, Sr., 1992 inductee For you who have seen the MSNBC interviews from our nation’s Capitol, standing behind that on-camera politician is a fellow in bronze: that’s the real Will Rogers, keeping his eyes on...
VIGNETTE: JOHN GREINER

VIGNETTE: JOHN GREINER

Henry Bellmon and me By John Greiner, 1993 inductee When Henry Bellmon left the U.S. Senate, he was appointed by Governor George Nigh to head the Department of Human Services, also known as the Welfare Department. Bellmon wasted no time in developing a reorganization...
THE LEGACY OF MARY JO NELSON

THE LEGACY OF MARY JO NELSON

never afraid to confront and question By Steve Lackmeyer I knew Mary Jo Nelson years before she knew me. Growing up, I was a newspaper reader. Before my family’s move to Oklahoma City from New York, that meant Newsday and the New York Daily News. My parents subscribed...
THE LEGACY OF MARY GODDARD

THE LEGACY OF MARY GODDARD

Garfield the Cat’s School of Journalism By Joe Hight, 2013 inductee I’ll never forget the phone call that early morning in 1988. I had just worked the night shift for The Oklahoman’s copy desk. I had been offered the slot chief’s job, but instead opted for an...
THE STORYTELLERS

THE STORYTELLERS

and their passion for the American West By Lindel Hutson, 2008 inductee They were great storytellers with a passion for the American West. All famous writers, their works can be found on bookshelves around the globe. These members of the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of...