Oral History Interview with Ed Idar, February 20, 1969

Oral History Interview with Ed Idar, February 20, 1969

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Date: February 20, 1969
Creator: Cuellar, Robert & Idar, Ed
Description: Interview with attorney Ed Idar, Jr., who is from Austin, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Idar discusses his experiences as a leader in the American GI Forum during World War II. He also talks about his affiliations with the Political Association of Spanish-speaking Organizations as well as other Mexican-American social action groups. Mr. Idar expresses his views and opinions on several issues including the problem of undocumented workers, the bracero problem, the segregation of schools, jury service, poll tax drives, LULAC, the Viva Kennedy movement, gubernatorial elections, and the Crystal City incident.
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Oral History Interview with O. H. Harris, November 5, 1969

Oral History Interview with O. H. Harris, November 5, 1969

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Date: November 5, 1969
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Harris, O. H.
Description: Interview with Republican Senator O. H. (Ike) Harris, an attorney from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Senator Harris describes his personal experiences and views as a member of the Sixty-first legislature. He also discloses some biographical information as well as his decision to enter politics. Senator Harris discusses his personal political philosophies on issues including one versus two-year budgets, revenue legislation, welfare legislation, and state minimum wage laws. He also comments on fellow politicians Governor Preston Smith and Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes.
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Oral History Interview with Bob Murphey, April 19, 1969

Oral History Interview with Bob Murphey, April 19, 1969

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Date: April 19, 1969
Creator: Odom, E. Dale & Murphey, Bob
Description: Interview with attorney and former Sergeant-at-Arms of the Texas House of Representatives Bob Murphey, who is from Nacogdoches, Texas. Mr. Murphey is also an accomplished public speaker and the nephew of former Governor Coke Stevenson, who he comments on. In the interview, he discusses his experiences while serving as Sergeant-at-Arms. Mr. Murphey also describes his thoughts and personal views on the Stevenson-Johnson senatorial race of 1948.
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Oral History Interview with Alonzo W. Jamison, July 30, 1965

Oral History Interview with Alonzo W. Jamison, July 30, 1965

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Date: February 8, 1966
Creator: Kamp, H. W. & Jamison, Alonzo W.
Description: Interview with former Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Alonzo W. Jamison, Jr., a college professor and farmer-stockman from Denton, Texas. The interview includes Jamison's experiences and personal views as a member of the Texas House of Representatives, as well as House speakerships and lobbyist activities.
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Oral History Interview with Jack Blanton, June 30, 1970

Oral History Interview with Jack Blanton, June 30, 1970

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Date: June 30, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Blanton, Jack
Description: 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.
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Oral History Interview with William J. Lawson, 1968

Oral History Interview with William J. Lawson, 1968

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Date: March 15, 1968
Creator: Gantt, Fred & Lawson, William J.
Description: Interview with William J. Lawson, a former executive assistant to Governor W. Lee O'Daniel, who was the former Secretary of State for Texas. In the interview, Mr. Lawson, who is from Austin, Texas, discusses his appointment as executive assistant to O'Daniel in 1941. He also describes his role and associations with the administration at the time, as well as his impressions of O'Daniel. Mr. Lawson expresses his personal views and experiences when it comes to relations between O'Daniel and the Legislature, the Democratic State Executive Committee, patronage, the Senate, and also when O'Daniel was appointed Secretary of State.
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Oral History Interview with Jack Moss, July 19, 1970

Oral History Interview with Jack Moss, July 19, 1970

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Date: July 19, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Moss, Jack
Description: 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.
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Oral History Interview with Juan Cornejo, February 21, 1969

Oral History Interview with Juan Cornejo, February 21, 1969

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Date: February 21, 1969
Creator: Cuellar, Robert & Cornejo, Juan
Description: Interview with Juan Cornejo, who is the former Mayor of Crystal City, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Cornejo gives some background information and describes his early life, education, and work. He describes how he was elected and what his accomplishments were as Mayor. Mr. Cornejo also discusses his thoughts and personal opinions on municipal elections, discrimination, the Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations, and charges against Captain A. Y. Allee.
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Oral History Interview with H. Grady Perry, 1968-1969

Oral History Interview with H. Grady Perry, 1968-1969

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Date: April 8, 1968
Creator: Gantt, Fred & Perry, H. Grady
Description: Interview with former member of the Texas House of Representatives H. Grady Perry, a journalist from Stephenville, Texas. Mr. Perry is also a brother-in-law to former Governor Coke Stevenson. In the interview, Mr. Perry recollects his thoughts and experiences while serving in the Thirty-seventh Legislature. He comments on several different politicians including Senator Joe Bailey and Sam Johnson, and also Governors Pat Neff, James and Miriam Ferguson, and Coke Stevenson. He describes his meeting with William Jennings Bryan and goes into detail about Southwest Texas machine politics.
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[News Script: Sen. Mundt urges party realignment]

[News Script: Sen. Mundt urges party realignment]

Date: February 12, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about South Dakota Senator Karl E. Mundt speaking to the Dallas Public Affairs Luncheon Club about needing reform in the electoral college system.
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[News Script: Former diplomat Dallas visitor]

[News Script: Former diplomat Dallas visitor]

Date: March 19, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the former U.S. Ambassador to Britain visiting Dallas, and delivering two speaking engagements at Southern Methodist University on the American fight against communism.
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[News Script: George Fielding Eliot]

[News Script: George Fielding Eliot]

Date: October 10, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about George Fielding Eliot meeting with newsmen to promote a motion picture.
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[News Script: Banker tells of life in red China]

[News Script: Banker tells of life in red China]

Date: March 4, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a stop in Fort Worth by Dutch banker Peter Huizer, who discusses his life as head of the Shanghai Bank of America during the communist Chinese regime.
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[News Script: Meet the press]

[News Script: Meet the press]

Date: March 25, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a broadcast of the "Meet the Press" news television show from Fort Worth, with a panel of four hosts interviewing Texas Governor Allan Shivers.
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[Handwritten Poem: American History]

[Handwritten Poem: American History]

Date: 19uu
Creator: unknown
Description: A handwritten poem, possibly written by Bill Nelson, announcing the emergence of a new era followed by describing early America, the political atmosphere, and ideals that were present in that time period.
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[News Article: Clinton Appeals to Science for an AIDS Vaccine]

[News Article: Clinton Appeals to Science for an AIDS Vaccine]

Date: May 19, 1997
Creator: The Washington Post
Description: A news article from the Washington Post discussing Bill Clinton's recent commencement address that he used as a platform to urge the scientific community to find a vaccine to prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS.
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[News Script: Sam Rayburn]

[News Script: Sam Rayburn]

Date: April 4, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about House Speaker, Sam Rayburn, flying home to Texas and commenting on an editorial in the Dallas News.
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[News Script: Labor leader]

[News Script: Labor leader]

Date: March 1, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about James L. Dewitt, AFL-CIO's political expert, comments on political candidates and his concerns towards their campaign.
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[News Script: Harfield]

[News Script: Harfield]

Date: February 26, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Nelson Rockefeller dropping out the Republican presidential campaign and the Dallas Theological Seminary commenting on Richard Nixon's chances of winning the GOP nomination.
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[News Script: Herter]

[News Script: Herter]

Date: May 22, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the former governor of Massachusetts, Christian Herter, commenting on international security.
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[Bush debate claims on AIDS record disputed]

[Bush debate claims on AIDS record disputed]

Date: October 13, 1992
Creator: AIDS Action Council
Description: Documents from the Aids Action Council disputing George H. W. Bush claims on AIDS issues during the 1992 Presidential debate.
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[Letter: Remarks on organizations and political influence on AIDS patients]

[Letter: Remarks on organizations and political influence on AIDS patients]

Date: 1995
Creator: unknown
Description: A typed letter from an unknown author pertaining to the population living with AIDS and the organizations and politics affecting them.
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[Copy of Handwritten Notes: Lynne Tweedle]

[Copy of Handwritten Notes: Lynne Tweedle]

Date: 19uu
Creator: unknown
Description: A copy of handwritten notes pertaining to Lynn Tweedle and the Republican party candidates.
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