University of Oklahoma President David Boren has announced he is retiring in 2018. Listening to his oral history interview you will hear about his five decades of public service including his journey to the presidency of OU. He talks about his shyness, his Oval Office meeting with President Franklin Roosevelt, his first election to the Oklahoma legislature and his days in Washington D.C.
In Chapter 24, President Boren related an interesting story about his friendship with former South African President Nelson Mandela. Listen here for the full story.
Coming soon: Norma Eagleton- First female Tulsa City Commissioner; First female Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner.
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