Oral History Interview with David Allred, October 25, 1978

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Interview with Democratic representative and political journalist David Allred from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Allred discusses his experiences as a member of the Second Special Session of the Sixty-fifth Legislature. He also talks about his personal views on issues such as Proposition 13 in California, treasury surplus, the repeal of sales tax on residential utility bills, the increase in inheritance tax exemptions, taxation of agricultural and timber land, initiative-referendum, the Peveto Bill, the formation of the "Filthy Fifty", the Sam Houston Caucus, and the House Study Group. Allred also comments on Governor Dolph Briscoe, Speaker Bill Clayton, and Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Creation Date: October 25, 1978
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Total Uses: 20
Past 30 days: 9
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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: October 25, 1978
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1936 to October 25, 1978
Description:

Interview with Democratic representative and political journalist David Allred from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Allred discusses his experiences as a member of the Second Special Session of the Sixty-fifth Legislature. He also talks about his personal views on issues such as Proposition 13 in California, treasury surplus, the repeal of sales tax on residential utility bills, the increase in inheritance tax exemptions, taxation of agricultural and timber land, initiative-referendum, the Peveto Bill, the formation of the "Filthy Fifty", the Sam Houston Caucus, and the House Study Group. Allred also comments on Governor Dolph Briscoe, Speaker Bill Clayton, and Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby

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87 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | legislatures | journalists
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UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 505
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223637
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
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