From the excitement of the Wild West shows to the heartbreak of the Oklahoma City bombing, It Happened in Oklahoma offers a unique look at intriguing people and episodes from the history of the Sooner State.
Learn about the native people that inhabited this land more than 10,000 years ago. Discover what happened to the Cherokee Nation after the Trail of Tears. And ponder the 1974 Karen Silkwood murder mysteryif it was murder.
In an easy-to-read style that’s entertaining and informative, author Robert L. Dorman recounts some of the most captivating moments in Oklahoma’s past and present.
About the Author
Robert L. Dorman was born and raised in Oklahoma. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in history, Dorman continued his education elsewhere. However, being absent from Oklahoma only fueled his love and interest of the state's unique history. It Happened in Oklahoma is his third book on regional American history.