Oral History Interview with David Allred, April 7, 1970

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Interview with Democratic Representative and political journalist David Allred from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Dave discusses his experiences as a member of the Special sessions of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also describes his personal views on issues including one-year versus two-year budgets, increases in sales tax, the expansion of sales tax, "grocery tax", conflicts with Speaker Gus Mutscher, beer lobbying, corporate taxes, voter disillusionment, urban-rural conflicts, Wichita Falls politics, and his campaign for reelection and contest for House speakership.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Creation Date: April 7, 1970
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
Usage:
Total Uses: 10
Past 30 days: 3
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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: April 7, 1970
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1936 to April 7, 1970
Description:

Interview with Democratic Representative and political journalist David Allred from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Dave discusses his experiences as a member of the Special sessions of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also describes his personal views on issues including one-year versus two-year budgets, increases in sales tax, the expansion of sales tax, "grocery tax", conflicts with Speaker Gus Mutscher, beer lobbying, corporate taxes, voter disillusionment, urban-rural conflicts, Wichita Falls politics, and his campaign for reelection and contest for House speakership.

Physical Description:

101 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | legislatures | journalists
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 502
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223636
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
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