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Bruce Dart (of the Tulsa Health Department) Announces the 2017 Community Health Improvement Plan
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On this edition of ST Medical Monday, we discuss a systematic, wide-ranging, and newly released effort to improve the health of the people of Tulsa County (where more than 60 percent of the population is overweight or obese). Our guest is Bruce Dart, executive director of the Tulsa Health Department, who tells us about his […]

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"Middle East Meltdown: Causes and Consequences" — An Address by Former U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker
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On this edition of StudioTulsa, the Middle East…and how it got that way. We speak with former U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who was once called by President Obama — when he was being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom — “America‚Äôs Lawrence of Arabia.” Ambassador Crocker was in the Foreign Service for 37 years and, […]

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"Indians Illustrated: The Image of Native Americans in the Pictorial Press"
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Our guest today is John M. Coward, an associate professor of communication here at the University of Tulsa, who tells us about his new book, “Indians Illustrated: The Image of Native Americans in the Pictorial Press,” just out from the University of Illinois Press. As noted of this book at the UIP website : “In […]

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The MLK Commemorative Parade and Related Events Happening in Tulsa This Weekend
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On this edition of ST, we learn about several special, free-to-the-public events scheduled for this coming weekend in connection with MLK Day. Events are planned for both Sunday the 15th and Monday the 16th in downtown Tulsa (with the 16th, of course, being the actual Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday). On the 15th, there […]

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Daniel Hege Conducts the TSO in an Evening of Beethoven, Ravel, and More
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On this installment of StudioTulsa, we speak once again with Daniel Hege, the Principal Guest Conductor for the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. Hege is back in town to conduct the TSO’s next concert, which happens tomorrow night (Saturday the 14th) at 7:30pm in the Tulsa PAC’s Chapman Music Hall. This concert will feature Beethoven’s Symphony No. […]

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"Children of the Civil Rights" — A Screening at the Greenwood Cultural Center
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On this edition of StudioTulsa, we listen back to a discussion that originally aired in February of last year. At that time, we spoke with Julia Clifford, the director of a documentary film called “Children of the Civil Rights.” This film tells the little-known yet true story of a group of schoolchildren in Oklahoma City […]

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"How Not to Network a Nation: The Uneasy History of the Soviet Internet"
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On this edition of ST, a discussion of Russian hacking attempts worldwide, of cyber-attacks on the DNC that were meant to affect the 2016 Presidential Election, and of related news stories. And we’ll also discuss, in more detail, what might be seen as the hi-tech precursor to these stories — that is, the Soviet Union’s […]

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Therapy and Strategies for Treating Children for Trauma: A Chat with Dr. Sara Coffey
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On this edition of StudioTulsa Medical Monday, a discussion of trauma-informed therapy. Our guest is Dr. Sara Coffey, who works in the OU-TU School of Community Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry as an assistant professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. We speak her about her wide-ranging efforts to treat kids for various kinds of trauma — […]

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The Widely Anticipated OKPOP Museum Will Be Housed Near the Cain's Ballroom
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Last month, it was announced that the long-awaited Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture — or OKPOP, as it’s also called — will be built and housed at 422 N. Main Street in downtown Tulsa, just across the street from the historic Cain’s Ballroom. As Dr. Bob Blackburn, the executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, […]

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