This book offers an inside look at over 30 interesting and unusual episodes that shaped the history of the Sooner State. Read all about the Trail of Tears in Tahlequah. Find out why George W. McLaurin was denied admission to the University of Oklahoma in 1950. Try to solve the mystery of Karen Silkwood's suspicious death in 1974.
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. He lives in Edmond, Oklahoma.