Oral History Interview with Allan Shivers, 1966-1968

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Interview with Allan Shivers, a former state senator, lieutenant governor, and governor of Texas, 1950-57. The interview includes Shivers' observations on political career of Lyndon Johnson, the Stevenson-Johnson senatorial race of 1948, the Stevenson-Eisenhower presidential campaign of 1952, the Johnson presidential race of 1960, Texas Democratic politics from 1952-56, and the Fifty-third State Legislature. The interview also includes his opinion on the governor's role in state party organization, the state Democratic Convention of 1951, the gubernatorial election of 1954, veterans land board controversy from 1954-55, as well as insurance scandals of the mid-1950s and the lame-duck governor.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Creation Date: July 24, 1969
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
Usage:
Total Uses: 78
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Creator (Interviewer):
Brewer, Thomas B.

Dr. Thomas B. Brewer

Creator (Interviewer):
Gantt, Fred

Dr. Fred Gantt

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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 24, 1969
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1933 to July 24, 1969
Description:

Interview with Allan Shivers, a former state senator, lieutenant governor, and governor of Texas, 1950-57. The interview includes Shivers' observations on political career of Lyndon Johnson, the Stevenson-Johnson senatorial race of 1948, the Stevenson-Eisenhower presidential campaign of 1952, the Johnson presidential race of 1960, Texas Democratic politics from 1952-56, and the Fifty-third State Legislature. The interview also includes his opinion on the governor's role in state party organization, the state Democratic Convention of 1951, the gubernatorial election of 1954, veterans land board controversy from 1954-55, as well as insurance scandals of the mid-1950s and the lame-duck governor.

Physical Description:

64 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | interviews
Added Title: Oral History Interview with Allan Shivers, August 8, 1966
Added Title: Oral History Interview with Allan Shivers, February 6, 1967
Added Title: Oral History Interview with Allan Shivers, October 2, 1967
Added Title: Oral History Interview with Allan Shivers, December 18, 1967
Added Title: Oral History Interview with Allan Shivers, April 18, 1968
Added Title: Oral History Interview with Allan Shivers, August 13, 1968
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 26
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223573
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
Statement: All rights reserved. To request a copy, contact the Oral History Program.