Foreign Investment in U.S. Farmland on the Rise

Over the past decade, foreign companies have been investing in agricultural land in the United States at a record pace, raising concerns about foreign influence over agricultural production.

Oklahoma Sees Surge in Foreign-Controlled Land

Between 2004 and 2014, the amount of agricultural land in Oklahoma that came under foreign control increased nearly sixfold, to 371,576 acres, according to the latest federal data available.

Catherine Montgomery: Connecting Beads of Time

Since moving to Oklahoma in 1999, Catherine Montgomery has helped bring about some of the state’s more notable historical preservation projects. In this video, she discusses past preservation mistakes and future restoration opportunities.

Steve Green: The Bible and the State

Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby, is the driving force behind the Museum of the Bible, a 430-,000-square-foot facility scheduled to open in November in Washington, D.C. Green talks about the museum’s purpose and his view of the relationship between the Bible and the U.S. government.

Kari Watkins: A City’s Grief Preserved

Decades from now, what will the memorial commemorating the Oklahoma City bombing mean to the city and wider public? Kari Watkins, executive director of the memorial and museum, talks about why she believes the tragedy will remain relevant for generations.

FBI Traces Racist Messages to Tulsa, Norman

Federal agents investigating racist messages sent shortly after the 2016 presidential election interviewed three men who graduated from Tulsa-area high schools in recent years, obtaining search warrants for the home and phone of one of them.

Imam Imad Enchassi: Muslims in the Bible Belt

Imam Imad Enchassi grew up in Palestinian refugee camps in war-torn Lebanon and ended up in the heart of the Bible Belt. He talks about Muslims in Oklahoma, his boyhood memories of a nun, and the good will that arose out of the Oklahoma City bombing.

Greg Burns: The Artist Undeterred

Born with a severe joint disorder, Greg Burns forged a successful career and life as an artist by learning to paint holding a brush in his mouth. He says he is lucky and knows that communities still do not fully embrace the disabled.