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Grade 3: Social Studies Academic Standards

3.3.11 Explain how Oklahomans come together to help one another during difficult times, such as recovering from the bombing of the Oklahoma City Murrah Building, exhibiting what has become the “Oklahoma Standard.”

The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture

Edward Tabor Linenthal, "Oklahoma City Bombing"

Research Center Resources

9:02 a.m., April 19, 1995: The Official Record of the Oklahoma City Bombing (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Today, 2005)
Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building Bombing, April 19th, 1995, final report (Oklahoma City: City of Oklahoma City, 1996)
American Red Cross of Central Oklahoma Collection, 1915–1998
Oklahoma City Bombing Collection
Oklahoma City Bombing Trail Collection (1995–1997)
Oklahoma Highway Patrol Collection, box 31, folder 1

"After Murrah Bombing," Clara Luper Radio Program, April 22, 1995

Oral History
Interview with Dan Hogan, who worked at Journal Record, 2002/12/17 (2002.075. Oklahoma Historical Society Oral History Collection, OHS)

Online Primary Sources

Carol M. Highsmith, Oklahoma City Memorial, Oklahoma City, Library of Congress
"Radio Address of the President to the Nation," April 6, 1996, National Archives
“ONR News & People's Business; Oklahoma City Bombing” 1995-04-19, OETA, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress)
"Interview with Stephen Jones," Voices of Oklahoma
"Interview with Frank Keating," Voices of Oklahoma
"Interview with Ron Norick," Voices of Oklahoma

Additional Resources

Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum
"Famous Cases & Criminals: Oklahoma City Bombing," Federal Bureau of Investigation

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