Kurt Gwartney http://wuis.org en Coming Home: The Woody Guthrie Center Opens In Tulsa http://wuis.org/post/coming-home-woody-guthrie-center-opens-tulsa <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15394720/woody-guthrie">Woody Guthrie</a>'s relationship with his home state has always been complicated. The singer-songwriter left Oklahoma and traveled the nation, composing some of the best-known songs of his time and ours. But to many in the state, his progressive political views did not fit with a strong conservative streak during the Cold War period. His reputation there is now closer to a full restoration as Oklahoma opens his archives.<p>The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa owes its existence to the rediscovery of a grave. Tue, 28 May 2013 20:52:00 +0000 Kurt Gwartney 3377 at http://wuis.org Coming Home: The Woody Guthrie Center Opens In Tulsa Massive Tornado Takes Aim At Moore, Oklahoma http://wuis.org/post/massive-tornado-takes-aim-moore-oklahoma Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>And I'm David Greene. Good morning.<p>If you grew up in the middle of the country, you grew up around tornadoes. You hear the lore of great storms past. You learned very young how to take shelter. When a siren wails, you know just what to do. Yet, even in Moore, a suburb of Oklahoma City, people could not be entirely prepared for the devastation they faced yesterday.<p>A tornado destroyed two elementary schools that were in its path, and also multiple neighborhoods. Tue, 21 May 2013 15:13:00 +0000 Kurt Gwartney 3037 at http://wuis.org