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Featured article: D Frank Robinson

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D. Frank Robinson got in on the ground floor with the Libertarian Party, visiting David Nolan's living room early in 1972, chairing the Bylaws Committee for the first national convention, and being chosen as an at-large member on the first Libertarian National Committee. Also in 1972 he became the first chair of the Oklahoma Libertarian Party. In 1974 he was Director of Research for the congressional campaign of his former boss, Republican Mickey Edwards, whose slogan was "Take a bite out of big government." Edwards fell just short of a massive upset of the incumbent and would win the seat in '76 but by that time Frank had parted ways with him over ideological differences. By 1980 the OKLP was a recognized party on the ballot for the first time.

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