Interview with Otis Jay Wright, Downwinders of Utah Archive, May 21, 2019

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Title Interview with Otis Jay Wright, Downwinders of Utah Archive, May 21, 2019
Creator Wright, Otis Jay
Contributor Sorensen, Justin
Date 2019-05-21
Subject Nuclear weapons testing victims--West (U.S.); Nuclear weapons--Testing--Nevada; Radioactive fallout--Physiological effect--West (U.S.); Radioactive fallout--Health aspects--West (U.S.)
Description Transcript (9 pages) of an interview conducted by Justin Sorensen with Otis Jay Wright in Blanding, Utah on May 21, 2019. Wright discusses growing up in Blanding and his father's business river-running, which resulted in increased exposure to radiation tests. He discusses health issues with cancer in his immediate family and his own experience with cancer. Wright also discusses his political beliefs and career as a writer.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 9 pages
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Is Part of Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
ARK ark:/87278/s6jq5t67
Setname uum_dua
Date Created 2019-10-24
Date Modified 2019-10-24
ID 1470927
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6jq5t67
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