Oil Man

Michael Wallis talked about his book, Oil Man: The Story of Frank Phillips and the Birth of Phillips Petroleum, about the life and career of Frank Phillips,… read more

Michael Wallis talked about his book, Oil Man: The Story of Frank Phillips and the Birth of Phillips Petroleum, about the life and career of Frank Phillips, founder of Phillips Petroleum. Mr. Wallis recounted how Phillips went from being a barber who sold rainwater as a restorative to one of the great oil barons of the 20th century.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Tulsa, Oklahoma, from March 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local 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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Program ID:
324871-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
First Aired:
Apr 04, 2015 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2015 | 11:33am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Apr 04, 2015 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 2015 | 9:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 15, 2015 | 12:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 16, 2015 | 11:33am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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