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  Partner: UNT Oral History Program
 Decade: 1970-1979
 Year: 1970
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Oral History Interview with Alonzo W. Jamison, July 30, 1965
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Interview with Alonzo W. Jamison, a former Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from Denton, Texas. The interview includes Jamison's experiences as a member of the Special Session of the Sixtieth Legislature. It also includes his personal views on appropriations, revenue bills, the budget-making process, the legislature's relationship with Governor John Connally, liquor legislation, and urban-rural conflict. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223579/
Oral History Interview with Barbara Jordan, July 7, 1970
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Interview with Democratic Texas Senator and attorney Barbara Jordan from Houston, Texas. In the interview, Barbara discusses her thoughts and experiences in the Sixty-first Legislature as its first African-American member since Reconstruction. She also shares her thoughts on issues such as the Kennedy-Johnson Campaign in 1960, her unsuccessful campaigns for the Texas House of Representatives in 1962 and 1964, her successful campaign for the Texas Senate as its first African-American member since 1883, and civil rights. She also comments about Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Roy Wilkins, Ralph Abernathy, Adam Clayton Powell, Muhammed Ali (Cassius Clay), Stokely Carmichael, the Black Panthers, Eldridge Cleaver, the African-American image, working within the Establishment, revenue and spending bills, Governor Preston Smith and Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes, corporate profits tax, social legislation, student unrest, and sales tax. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223614/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223584/
Oral History Interview with Ben H. Wooten, 1969
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Interview with Ben H. Wooten, a banker, public servant, and philanthropist. The interview includes Wooten's observations on the growth and development of banking and finance in the Southwest. The interview also includes his experiences in service during World War I as well as his multiple positions within the banking industry, including: assistant cashier of the Alba National Bank in Alba, Texas, cashier of the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Farmersville, Texas, state bank examiner, Federal Home Loan Banking System, vice-president and member of the executive committee of Republic National Bank in Dallas, president of First National Bank, Dallas, chairman of the board of Dallas Federal Savings and Loan Association and multiple philanthropic activities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223576/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223636/
Oral History Interview with David Allred, March 17, 1970
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Interview with Democratic journalist and member of the Texas House of Representatives David Allred, from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Allred discusses his experiences while serving as a member of the Regular and Special Sessions of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also expresses his personal views on issues such as one-year versus two-year budgets, revenue bills, the extension of state sales tax, the Cavness Plan, minimum wage laws, workman's compensation, welfare legislation, student unrest on college campuses, and the establishment of additional four year college campuses. Allred also comments on Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes, Speaker Gus Mutscher, and Governor Preston Smith. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223630/
Oral History Interview with Henry Patton, May 28, 1969
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Interview with Henry Patton, banker. The interview includes Patton's observations on land speculation, settlement, and development around Port Aransas and Aransas Pass, Texas, 1920-70. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223581/
Oral History Interview with Jack Blanton, June 30, 1970
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Interview with a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Jack Blanton, who is also a businessman from Carrollton, Texas. In the interview, Blanton discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also expresses his opinions on issues including his personal political philosophies, one-year versus two-year budgets, the Caveness Plan, social legislation, the establishment of the University of Texas at Dallas, the creation of new four-year colleges, unrest on current college campuses, revenue legislation, beer and liquor lobbies, and person legislation. He also comments on Governor Preston Smith. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223595/
Oral History Interview with Jack Moss, July 19, 1970
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Interview with Jack Moss, a businessman, army veteran, and a member of the "Lost Battalion" from Amarillo, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Moss describes what it was like to be a Japanese prisoner-of-war, which he spent most of the war as. He also discusses certain events, battles, and places that he was involved with, including the fall and capture of Java, the bicycle camp, Batavia and Singapore in 1942, the Changi Prison Camp, the building of the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, and his time in Kanchanaburi and Bangkok, Thailand. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223591/
Oral History Interview with L. DeWitt Hale, August 29, 1968
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Interview with former Democratic Texas House of Representatives member L. DeWitt Hale, an attorney from Corpus Christi, Texas. The interview includes Hales' personal experiences while serving as a member of the Special Session of the Sixtieth Legislator, as well as his personal thoughts on revenue legislation, the reform of liquor laws, and changes in the House rules. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223578/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223603/
Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, December 1, 1969
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Interview with former Democratic Texas Senator Oscar H. Mauzy, an attorney from Dallas. The interview includes his personal experiences and views as a member of the Special Sessions of the Sixty-first Legislature. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223587/
Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, July 24, 1968
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Interview with former Democratic Texas Senator Oscar H. Mauzy, an attorney from Dallas, Texas. The interview includes Mauzy's personal views and experiences while serving as a member of the Special Session of the Sixtieth Legislature. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223577/
Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, June 25, 1969
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Interview with former Democratic Texas Senator Oscar H. Mauzy, an attorney from Dallas, Texas. The interview includes Mauzy's personal views and experiences as a member of the Sixty-first legislature. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223583/
Oral History Interview with Uell M. Carter and George Killian, September 19, 1970
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Interview with Uell M. Carter and George Killian, who are both World War II veterans and members of the "Lost Battalion" from Amarillo, Texas. In the interview, the two veterans describe what it was like to be Japanese prisoners-of-war. They both discuss their experiences and memories of the fall of Java and the capture of Surabaja in 1942, and also of the bicycle camp Batavia in 1942-45. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223601/
Oral History Interview with Walt Parker, February 4, 1970
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Interview with Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Walt Parker, who is also a builder and farmer-rancher from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Parker describes details from his childhood and early years. He recounts his personal views and experiences as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature, and includes comments on Governor Preston Smith. Parker also discusses his personal views on issues including revenue legislation, the influence of lobbyists, state minimum wage law, the creation of new four-year colleges, committee appointments, and changes in state sales tax exemptions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223597/