Oral History Interview with Ben Barnes, January 5, 1970

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Interview with former Democratic Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes. The interview includes Barnes' personal experiences while serving as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature, as well as his thoughts on issues such as one-year versus two-year budgets, the creation of four-year colleges, the influence of beer and liquor lobbyists, sales tax exemptions, revenue legislation, annual legislative sessions, and future political ambitions. The interview also includes the former governor's comments about Speaker Gus Mutscher.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: January 5, 1970
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Creator (Interviewer):
Marcello, Ronald E.

Dr. Ronald E. Marcello

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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 5, 1970
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1937 to January 1970
Description:

Interview with former Democratic Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes. The interview includes Barnes' personal experiences while serving as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature, as well as his thoughts on issues such as one-year versus two-year budgets, the creation of four-year colleges, the influence of beer and liquor lobbyists, sales tax exemptions, revenue legislation, annual legislative sessions, and future political ambitions. The interview also includes the former governor's comments about Speaker Gus Mutscher.

Physical Description:

48 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): lieutenant governors | oral histories | biographies | interviews | Democrats | Texas House of Representatives
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 38
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223584
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
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