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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/Hispanic_Reaction.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Hispanic Reaction (2:57)

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Gov. Fallin and Secretary of Commerce Dave Lopez, addressed the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Tulsa.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, News & Public Affairs, Race & Ethnicity, Government, Race & Ethnicity

Originally broadcast on April 27, 2011


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Ask A Lawyer

2011 (57:44)

Domestic Violence “Mary” was trapped in an abusive marriage. Her husband beat and choked her in front of her two young children, but like many women in similar situations, she feared her abuser would turn even more violent if she left. Despite limited financial resources, she finally gathered the courage to escape, with the help of two non-profit organizations, the YWCA and Legal Aid. You’ll meet Robin Wilson, the Legal Aid attorney who secured a divorce and protective order for Mary, and find out the steps she and her client took together to ensure the family’s safety as they move forward with their lives. Disability Law Kimberley Chidsey and her sister Leslie were running out of options. An on-the-job injury left Leslie unable to work, and her request for disability payments had been denied. She moved in with Kimberley and her family, a less than ideal situation for the sisters. Leslie was trapped in a downward spiral of depression, unable even to pay for needed medications. You’ll hear from Oklahoma City attorney Athlea Adkisson, who took on the case when the sisters appealed to a Social Security administrative law judge to get Leslie the help she needed. Military Assistance In autumn 2003, fighter pilot Mike Whetstone was deployed in one of the most dangerous parts of the world when he received some unwelcome news from back home. He was summoned to appear before a judge in McIntosh County, the result of an ongoing divorce dispute that had its roots in Capt. Whetstone’s long military deployments during the war. Facing a default judgment against him if he failed to appear in court, he hired an unknown attorney to represent him 5,000 miles away. Little did he know that the attorney, 2011 OBA President Deborah Reheard, would have the case suspended within an hour of their initial phone conversation. That case proved to be the inspiration for the new Oklahoma Lawyers for America’s Heroes program that will provide more that $1 million dollars worth of f

Related Topics: Community, Government, National Security, Women, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Education

Originally broadcast on April 28, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Immigration Legislation (7:15)

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The Oklahoma Conference of Churches has condemned legislation believed to be anti-immigration. Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Conference on Churches, and Sen. Ralph Shortey, author of some of the legislation, joined us to discuss the issue.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Race & Ethnicity

Originally broadcast on April 14, 2011


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Oklahoma Forum

Female Incarceration (27:45)

We discuss an Oklahoma Watch investigation into incarceration of women, with guests: Tom Lindley, Editor, Oklahoma Watch Jaclyn Cosgrove, Reporter, Oklahoma Watch Warren Vieth, Contributing Writer, Oklahoma Watch Tammy Payne, Sr. Editor for Broadcast, Oklahoma Watch

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Women, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health, Education

Originally broadcast on April 3, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Immigration Legislation (4:08)

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Immigration continues to be a hot topic with Oklahoma lawmakers. Special Correspondent and e-Capitol reporter, Erin Boeckman, joined us to talk about some of the pending immigration legislation.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on March 30, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Single Parents (3:15)

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Thousands of Oklahoma families are struggling in this economy. For single parent families, finding financial relief is very difficult.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Business & Economy, Government, Women, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on March 25, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Human Rights Consolidation (2:30)

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Gov. Fallin wants the Oklahoma Human Rights Commission to become part of the Attorney General's office. Members of the Commission say that merger would be inefficient and costly.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, News & Public Affairs, Community, Race & Ethnicity, Gender & Sexual Identity, Government, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on February 23, 2011


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A Conversation With...

George Henderson (57:50)

George Henderson grew up in Alabama during the Great Depression. The son of sharecroppers, he was expected to rise above his surroundings and pull his family out of poverty. After fleeing to the Midwest, he graduated from college, served in the Air Force and became an educator and community activist. In 1967, Henderson accepted a job as professor at the University of Oklahoma, a place his mentor warned was “a small redneck school in a backward state.” Henderson moved his family into a state and city that was not yet ready for the change he was destined to bring, and began his life’s work. Against the odds, Henderson courageously confronted “institutionalized racism” and led the movement for racial equality at the university and across the state. Henderson inspired his students to chip away at the formidable color barrier that stood in their way and established a new era of human relations in Oklahoma. In celebration of Black History Month, George Henderson shares his experiences in the struggle for civil rights with Dick Pryor in the new OETA production, “A Conversation With….George Henderson.” “A Conversation With…George Henderson” provides a unique and deeply personal account of Oklahoma history through the eyes of one of the nation’s most eloquent and respected civil rights scholars.

Related Topics: Religion & Beliefs, Community, Race & Ethnicity, People & Profiles, United States, Modern, Biography & Profiles, Government, Politics, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health, Education, Religion & Beliefs

Originally broadcast on February 22, 2011


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Oklahoma Forum

Democratization of the Middle East (27:46)

We discuss the revolution in Egypt and the spread of democracy across the Middle East with: Joshua Landis, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Middle East Studies, University of Oklahoma Zach Messitte, Ph.D., Dean of the College of International Studies, University of Oklahoma Mohamed Daadaoui, Ph.D., Asst. Professor of Political Science, Oklahoma City University

Related Topics: Religion & Beliefs, Race & Ethnicity, Government, Politics, National Security, Global Affairs, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health, Education, Religion & Beliefs

Originally broadcast on February 20, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Tulsa Police Immigration Outreach (3:24)

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Oklahoma is now home to more Hispanics than Native Americans. In Tulsa, there has been a 97% increase in the Hispanic population in the past decade, and the police department there has begun a new outreach program to help bridge language and cultural barriers.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, News & Public Affairs, Race & Ethnicity, Race & Ethnicity

Originally broadcast on February 16, 2011