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Dean of the California Legislature, 1958-1996 : oral history transcript / 1996.
BANC MSS 98/99 c; Phonotape 2919 C:1-17
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Title:

Dean of the California Legislature, 1958-1996 : oral history transcript / 1996

Creator/Contributor:

Petris, Nicholas, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Huff, Martin, 1923-

Creator/Contributor:

Manolis, Paul, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Morris, Gabrielle S., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Democrat of Greek parentage, and Dean of the California Legislature 1959-1996, Senator Nicholas Petris discusses his Oakland constituencies, culture and traditions of the Greek community, the rise of the California Democratic Party, California state politics and government, with particular attention to George Christopher, Ronald Reagan, Pat Brown, Bill Knowland, Rose Bird, and Ron Dellums, State Senate leadership, women in politics, legal aid, and the University of California.
Interview with Paul Manolis.

Date:

1996 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Christopher, George
Reagan, Ronald
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald) -- 1905-1996
Knowland, William F. (William Fife) -- 1908-1974
Bird, Rose Elizabeth
Dellums, Ronald V -- 1935-
Democratic Party (Calif.)
California. -- Legislature. -- Senate.
University of California (System)
Legislators -- California -- Interviews
Greek Americans -- California -- Oakland -- History
Women -- Political activity -- California
Legal aid -- California
Politicians -- California -- Interviews
California -- Politics and government -- 1951-

Note:

Nicholas C. Petris ; introductions by Martin Huff and Paul Manolis ; interviews conducted by Gabrielle Morris in 1993-1994. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Classified as Phonotape 2919 C:1-17.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xiii, 337 p.) : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
17 sound cassettes.
1 portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3r4q
BANC MSS 98/99 c
Phonotape 2919 C:1-17

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3r4q