What Florenz Ziegfeld brought to Broadway and Tabasco sauce to the raw oyster, the Rev. William H. Alexander brought to religion in Oklahoma City. He put zing into churchgoing. A strapping, handsome redhead with a rousing voice and a glad hand, the Rev. Bill installed pool tables, bowling alleys and card games for the kids. He let himself be chucked into the lake summers at the First Christian Church men's outing, and he wrestled all comers on the grass. He was not above presiding at public rallies in an old turtleneck sweater....

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