Wiley Post of Oklahoma
- Wiley Post of Oklahoma
- Contributing Organization
- OETA (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
- AAPB ID
If you have more information about this item than what is given here, we want to know! Contact us, indicating the AAPB ID (cpb-aacip/521-fj29883n5j).
- This program features Oklahoma's famous aviator Wiley Post in this one hour biography written and hosted by Oklahoma Historian Bob Burk. July 22, 1933, Wiley Post landed in Floyd Bennett Field in New York after flying solo around the world. Wiley Post was a 6th grade dropout and an ex-felon. He purchased his airplane with workers comp money received due to an accident that cost him his left eye. Post flew a Lockheed Vega that he named the Winnie Mae. Interview with Pearl Carter Smith, a female pilot who learned to fly from Post. Wiley Post and Will Rogers died in a plane crash on August 15, 1935, in Alaska. Interview with Rudy Post, Wiley Post?s nephew. Summary
- Asset type
- Copyright Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA). Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
- Media type
- Moving Image
- AAPB Contributor Holdings
OETA - Oklahoma Educational Television Authority
Identifier: AR-6061/1 (OETA (Oklahoma Educational Television Authority))
If you have a copy of this asset and would like us to add it to our catalog, please contact us.
- Chicago: “Wiley Post of Oklahoma,” 2003-12-16, OETA, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed October 27, 2020, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-521-fj29883n5j.
- MLA: “Wiley Post of Oklahoma.” 2003-12-16. OETA, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. October 27, 2020. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-521-fj29883n5j>.
- APA: Wiley Post of Oklahoma. Boston, MA: OETA, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-521-fj29883n5j