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

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Title Interview with Otis Jay Wright, Downwinders of Utah Archive, May 21, 2019, Audio
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.); Boats and boating--United States
Description Audio (18 minutes, 54 seconds) 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 Sound
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format audio/mpeg
Extent 18:54
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Is Part of Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
ARK ark:/87278/s6dz52js
Setname uum_dua
Date Created 2019-10-24
Date Modified 2019-10-24
ID 1470928
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6dz52js
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