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The Metro Library podcast celebrates Oklahoma arts, Oklahoma culture, Oklahoma history and the lives of influential Oklahomans today. Upcoming podcasts include a special on the BC Clark Anniversary Sale Jingle, a multi-episode segment on Oklahoma prohibition and alcohol laws, and a multi-episode segment on running for political office in Oklahoma. Future podcasts will include interviews with Oklahoma Poet Laurette Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, bestselling author Kim Ventrella, Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and other influential Oklahomans. The library's podcast is hosted by the special collections and research department.

The Metro Library podcast celebrates Oklahoma arts, Oklahoma culture, Oklahoma history and the lives of influential Oklahomans today. Upcoming podcasts include a special on the BC Clark Anniversary Sale Jingle, a multi-episode segment on Oklahoma prohibition and alcohol laws, and a multi-episode segment on running for political office in Oklahoma. Future podcasts will include interviews with Oklahoma Poet Laurette Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, bestselling author Kim Ventrella, Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and other influential Oklahomans. The library's podcast is hosted by the special collections and research department.
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The Metro Library podcast celebrates Oklahoma arts, Oklahoma culture, Oklahoma history and the lives of influential Oklahomans today. Upcoming podcasts include a special on the BC Clark Anniversary Sale Jingle, a multi-episode segment on Oklahoma prohibition and alcohol laws, and a multi-episode segment on running for political office in Oklahoma. Future podcasts will include interviews with Oklahoma Poet Laurette Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, bestselling author Kim Ventrella, Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and other influential Oklahomans. The library's podcast is hosted by the special collections and research department.

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Episodes

Friends of the Library Book Sale

1/20/2019
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This episode looks at the Metropolitan Library System's annual Friends of the Library Book Sale.

Duration:00:10:09

Oklahoma Politics Part 2: Being Mayor

1/15/2019
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In part 2 of our exploration of Oklahoma politics we talked with Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and Village Mayor Sonny Wilkinson about what it's like being the mayor of a city in the state of Oklahoma.

Duration:00:17:04

Oklahoma Politics Part 1: Running for office

12/15/2018
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Ever wonder what it takes to run for public office in Oklahoma? In part one of our two-part series about politics in Oklahoma we talked to one candidate running for Congress, one running for State House of Representatives, and one from the Oklahoma State Election Board to find out what it takes to run for office, and what it's like to be a first time candidate in the Sooner state.

Duration:00:14:08

The Story Of The BC Clark Christmas Jingle

12/1/2018
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Did you know that central Oklahoma has its own Christmas music courtesy of a local jeweler? On this podcast we explore the phenomenon that is the BC Clark Christmas Jingle.

Duration:00:15:53

Oklahoma By The Drink, Part 3: Oklahoma Brewers

11/27/2018
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In part three of our series on Oklahoma's liquor laws from prohibition to present, we spoke with several area brewers about the current state of craft beer in Oklahoma, and we talked to state senator Stephanie Bice about the new laws that have allowed those brewers to open their own tap rooms, and to sell their beer in grocery stores.

Duration:00:33:34

Oklahoma By The Drink, Part 2: State Goes Wet

11/27/2018
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In part two of our history of Oklahoma's liquor laws from prohibition to present, we talked to historian Kent Frates and liquor store owner Byron Gambulos about bootleggers, the end of prohibition in Oklahoma, and the early days of life in the legal liquor business.

Duration:00:21:01

Oklahoma By The Drink, Part 1: Early Oklahoma

11/27/2018
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With the recent changes in Oklahoma's alcohol laws, we decided for our inaugural podcast that we would examine the history of our state from prohibition to present. In part 1 historian Buddy Johnson talks about pre-statehood and early Oklahoma leading up to the 18th Amendment.

Duration:00:19:31