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Dear Old Kansas: What Happened?

(Flickr Photo by Stuart Seeger)

Much has been written about Kansas during the past 150 years. In the early 1900s, a professor at the University of Kansas provided his take on the nature of the state. It's a perspective that -- until recently anyway -- was shared by Commentator William Jennings Bryan Oleander.

TOM AVERILLThe comments of William Jennings Bryan Oleader, otherwise known as Tom Averill, Writer-in-Residence at Wasburn University in Topeka. Thomas Fox Averill is also the author of several books. You'll find more of his commentaries on the KPR website.

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