1967 - 2007

Information Revolution, Prosperity, Warnings

The closer integration of America and the world brought changes to the OCC as well as to the industry it supervised. Communication improvements meant faster and more consistent decision making across the OCC's districts, which, accordingly, were reduced from 14 to six, and then to four. Women, African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and members of other previously underrepresented groups became indispensable parts of the OCC team—not because equal opportunity had become the law of the land but because the OCC needed the best people available to effectively fulfill its mission.

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