Interview Summary

This is a series of interviews with Texas Western players and coaches who played during the pivotal 1966 NCAA Championship game against the University of Kentucky. Texas Western started five African-American players for the first time in the game's history and went on to defeat the all white starting five of the University of Kentucky for the championship.

Interview Accession

2016oh010_utep006

Interviewee Name

Orsten Artis

Interviewer Name

Gerald Smith

Interview Date

2016-02-05

Interview LC Subject

University of Kentucky Basketball

Interview Rights

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Interview Usage

Interviews may only be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Restriction

No Restrictions

Interviews may only be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Add this interview to your cart in order to begin the process of requesting access to a copy of and/or permission to reproduce interview(s). 


Artis, Orsten Interview by Gerald Smith. 05 Feb. 2016. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Artis, O. (2016, February 05). Interview by G. Smith. NCAA Men's Basketball Championship (1966): UK v Texas Western Basketball Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Artis, Orsten, interview by Gerald Smith. February 05, 2016, NCAA Men's Basketball Championship (1966): UK v Texas Western Basketball Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





Persistent Link for this Record: https://kentuckyoralhistory.org/ark:/16417/xt76ww76wq9j