Integrating University of Oklahoma Law School
Bruce Fisher talked about the role of his mother, Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, in civil rights history. Ms. Sipuel attempted to enroll… read more
Bruce Fisher talked about the role of his mother, Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, in civil rights history. Ms. Sipuel attempted to enroll in the law school of the University of Oklahoma in 1946, helping to the lay the foundation for Brown v. Board of Education. He was interviewed at the African-American exhibit at the Oklahoma History Center.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
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