Wallace, Glen 2013-05-08
This interview features Dr. Glen Wallace, mental health professional and resident of Oklahoma. Glen discusses his long career as a counselor and therapist and his time spent counseling farmers during the Farm Crisis of the 1970s and '80s.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Glen Wallace
Additional Parties Recorded:
Date: May 8, 2013
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Length: 03:02:08 (3 hour, 2 minutes)
Mona Lee Brock and Willie Nelson; Harvest of Rage and the Oklahoma City Bombing by Joel Dyer; Timothy McVeigh trial; Glen’s background information and early life; Buying the Mayfield Place; Glen discusses how he got into psychology; Time spent serving in the U.S. army; Doctoral work in juvenile delinquency; Going into practice; Working for the Crime Commission; Glen talks about his children and their professions; Farm Crisis; Suicide hotline and public hearings; Starting a newspaper with Joel and Paul Dyer; Andy and Glen look at Farm Crisis literature; Glen discusses his health issues; Native Americans in the Farm Crisis; Arnold Kaiser anecdote; Treating suicidal patients; Wallace’s talks about his father’s influence; The difference in treating farmers vs. wider culture; Successful cases; Willie Nelson Organization; Dr. Felactu; Methadone Clinic; Glen’s final thoughts on mental health;
Original Recording Format: born digital audio
Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room
Transcript: found here: http://hdl.handle.net/10605/215052
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