An interview with Sandy Wheeler / Sandra Dehner-Wheeler ; Mark R. DePue, interviewer. 2008-2009.


Dehner-Wheeler, Sandra. An interview with Sandy Wheeler / Sandra Dehner-Wheeler ; Mark R. DePue, interviewer.

An interview with Sandy Wheeler / Sandra Dehner-Wheeler ; Mark R. DePue, interviewer. 2008-2009.

An interview of Sandra Dehner-Wheeler conducted by Mark R. DePue for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Topics discussed include Lincoln, Ill.; IILCE; LPGA; Rail Charity Golf Tournament; Leonard Sapp; Jacob 'Jake' Bunn; Nancy Lopez; JoAnne Carner; Betsy King; Bob Hope; Beth Daniel; Pat Bradley; State Farm Insurance: LPGA State Farm Classic; Bruce Callis of State Farm Insurance; Rail Golf Course; Jim Johnson of the Rail Golf Course; Pearl Sinn; South Pacific; Bells are Ringing; Sound of Music; Mame; Applause; The Awakening Land (TV Mini Series) Hal Holbrooke, Elizabeth Montgomery; Oleg Cassini; Marge Champion; Boris Sagal; Mi Hyun Kim; Annika Sorenstam; and Michelle Wie.

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