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"The Living Room with Gerry Bonds": August edition centers on tornado recovery, resiliency

Melissa Hayer Published: July 31, 2013
Gerry Bonds and Roy Williams. - Provided Photo
Gerry Bonds and Roy Williams. - Provided Photo

The August edition of “The Living Room with Gerry Bonds” radio program offers discussions on how Oklahoma is recovering after the May tornadoes, the tornadoes’ effect on the state’s business and tourism, the resilience of Oklahomans and the assets of the state.

Guests include President and CEO of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce Roy Williams, New York Times Editor and Oklahoma native Nicole Hill, and “Oklahoma Today” editor Steffie Corcoran, along with managing editor, Nathan Gunter.

Williams talks about the Chamber’s Back to Business Initiative designed to aid the hundreds of businesses affected by the Moore tornado and what Oklahoma’s national image is in the aftermath of the storms, according to a news release.

Hill shares her insights into the grit and heart that define Oklahoma character as reflected in her May 29, 2013 editorial in the Oklahoma Gazette.

Corcoran and Gunter parley the beauty and diversity of Oklahoma as expressed in their recent Oklahoma Today article, “The Bucket List: 26 Essential Things to See and Do in Oklahoma.”

“The Living Room with Gerry Bonds” August program will air on KOSU public radio (91.7 & 107.5 FM) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, and at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13.

The radio show is also accessible online at, and is broadcast twice a month on KCNP/Ada: Chickasaw Community radio (89.5 FM)

In addition, all programs are available at

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Nathan Gunter and Steffie Corcoran. - Provided Photo
Nathan Gunter and Steffie Corcoran. - Provided Photo

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