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California Legislative Leaders : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1981.
Phonotape 1365 C; Phonotape 2601 A; BANC MSS 81/123 c v.1; BANC MSS 81/123 c v.2; ...
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Title:

California Legislative Leaders : oral history transcript: and related material, 1977-1981

Creator/Contributor:

Morris, Gabrielle S., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Caldecott, Thomas W., interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Fisher, Hugo, 1921-, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Lanterman, Frank D., interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Richards, Richard, 1916-, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Allan, Bruce F., interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Burns, Hugh M., 1902-, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Lincoln, Luther H., 1914-, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Rattigan, Joseph A., interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Sumner, Bruce W. (Bruce Wilson), 1924-, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Combs, Richard E.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Interviews with legislative leaders during the Knight/Brown administrations. Copies of photographs and of supporting documentary material inserted. Issues discussed include party organization and campaigns; California water plan; legislative reapportionment; capital punishment and the Caryl Chessman case; mental health; civil rights; oil industry and politics; education; government reorganization; etc. Interviewees, and titles of interviews, v. 1; Thomas W. Caldecott. Perspectives on the Republican Party and the Legislature: A Prominent Assemblyman Reviews the Goodwin Knight Era. Hugo Fisher. State Senator from San Diego, 1958-1962. Frank D. Lanterman. Crusades of a Republican Legislative Leader, 1951-1978; Water, Mental Health, Education, Ways and Means. Richard Richards. South of the Tehachapis: A Southern California Senator Comments on the 1953-1966 era. Interviewees, and titles of interviews, v. 2; Bruce F. Allan. California Oil and Water, and the Politics of Reform, 1953-1960. Hugh M. Burns. Legislative and Political Concerns of the Senate Pro Tem, 1957-1970. With an introduction by Richard E. Combs. Luther H. Lincoln. Young Turk to Speaker of the California Assembly, 1948-1958. Joseph A. Rattigan. A Judicial Look at Civil Rights, Education, and Reapportionment in the State Senate, 1959-1966. Bruce W. Sumner. California State Assemblyman and Chairman of the Constitution Revision Commission, 1964-1970. With these, 1 portfolio: copies of documentary material supporting Richards interview.

Date:

1977 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald) -- 1905-1996
Knight, Goodwin -- 1896-1970
California. -- Legislature.
Republican Party (Calif.)
Democratic Party (Calif.)
Apportionment (Election law) -- California
Capital punishment -- California
Water resources development -- California
California -- Politics and government
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

tape recorded interview conducted 1977-1980 by Gabrielle Morris for the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1981 :
Phonotape also available.
Also available online.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
2 v. + related material.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z260r
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2619
Phonotape 1365 C
Phonotape 2601 A
BANC MSS 81/123 c v.1
BANC MSS 81/123 c v.2
BANC MSS 81/123 c v.3
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Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z260r
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2619