Oral History Interview with L. DeWitt Hale, October 16, 1970

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Interview with former Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives L. DeWitt Hale, an attorney from Corpus Christi, Texas. The interview includes Hale's personal experiences as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature, as well as his views on one-year versus two-year budgets, revenue bills, corporate income tax, welfare legislation, state minimum wage law, education legislation, the creation of new four-year colleges, beer and liquor lobbies, changes in state sales tax base, personal legislation, redistricting, and the "one man, one vote" U.S. Supreme Court decision. The interview also includes Hale's comments on fellow politicians.

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Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: October 16, 1970
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
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Creator (Interviewer):
Marcello, Ronald E.

Dr. Ronald E. Marcello

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Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 16, 1970
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1917 to October 1970
Description:

Interview with former Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives L. DeWitt Hale, an attorney from Corpus Christi, Texas. The interview includes Hale's personal experiences as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature, as well as his views on one-year versus two-year budgets, revenue bills, corporate income tax, welfare legislation, state minimum wage law, education legislation, the creation of new four-year colleges, beer and liquor lobbies, changes in state sales tax base, personal legislation, redistricting, and the "one man, one vote" U.S. Supreme Court decision. The interview also includes Hale's comments on fellow politicians.

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64 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): biographies | oral histories | interviews | Texas House of Representatives | attorneys | Democrats | Smith, Preston | Barnes, Ben
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 71
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223603
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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