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Oral History Interview with Barbara Jordan, July 7, 1970

Oral History Interview with Barbara Jordan, July 7, 1970

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Date: July 7, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Jordan, Barbara
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, July 12, 1973

Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, July 12, 1973

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Date: July 12, 1973
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Mauzy, Oscar H.
Description: Interview with Democratic Texas Senator and attorney Oscar H. Mauzy from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Mauzy shares his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-third Legislature. Subjects discussed include freshmen senators, committee appointments, reform legislation, and the Comparative Negligence Bill. Mauzy also comments on fellow politicians Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby and Governor Dolph Briscoe.
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Oral History Interview with David Allred, October 31, 1979

Oral History Interview with David Allred, October 31, 1979

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Date: October 31, 1979
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allred, David
Description: Interview with Democratic journalist and member of the Texas House of Representative David Allred, from Wichita Falls, Texas. David Allred was the son of former Governor James V. Allred. In the interview, Allred describes some of his experiences as a member of the Sixty-sixth Legislature. His topics of discussion include the Sam Houston Caucus, his impressions of Governor William Clements and Speaker Bill Clayton, consumer legislation, interest rates, tax reliefs, the Peveto Bill, and the "Killer Bees".
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Oral History Interview with David Allred, April 7, 1970

Oral History Interview with David Allred, April 7, 1970

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Date: April 7, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allred, David
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.
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Oral History Interview with David Allred, July 8, 1975

Oral History Interview with David Allred, July 8, 1975

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Date: July 8, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allred, David
Description: Interview with David Allred, a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Allred discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. He also describes his thoughts on issues such as the House speakership race, committee chairpersons, House rules, Equal Rights Amendment, the establishment of Public Utilities Commission, public school financing and the Constitutional Convention.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, March 9, 1984

Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, March 9, 1984

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Date: June 12, 1984
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Mauzy, Oscar H.
Description: Interview with former Democratic Texas State Senator Oscar H. Mauzy, who was an attorney from Dallas, Texas. The interview includes the Senator's personal views and experiences as a member of the Sixty-eighth Legislature. The interview also includes the Senator's thoughts on fellow politicians, midnight appointments, pay raises for teachers, taxation, appropriations, and the Jurisprudence Committee.
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Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, February 19, 1982

Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, February 19, 1982

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Date: February 19, 1982
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Mauzy, Oscar H.
Description: Interview with Democratic attorney and member of the Texas Senate Oscar H. Mauzy from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Mauzy recollects memories and experiences as a member of the Sixty-seventh legislature. He discusses his personal views on issues including the elections of 1980, initiative-referendum, the abortion issue, law-and-order legislation, redistricting, and the state water plan. Mauzy also comments on Ross Perot, Governor William Clements, Lieutenant Governor William Hobby, and Attorney General Mark White.
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Oral History Interview with James L. Rogers, October 23, 1980

Oral History Interview with James L. Rogers, October 23, 1980

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Date: October 23, 1980
Creator: Comrie, Moray Hume & Rogers, James L.
Description: Interview with Former professor, administrator, and director of the North Texas State University New Service James L. Rogers, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Rogers remembers the desegregation of North Texas State College in the 1950's. He also shares his thoughts and memories on the admission of A. Tennyson Miller in 1954, the Adkins case, the admission of Mrs. Irma E. L. Sephas, the role of President J. C. Matthews in the desegregation of NTSC, and when Abner Haynes became the first African-American athlete at NTSC in 1956.
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Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, August 2, 1979

Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, August 2, 1979

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Date: August 2, 1979
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Mauzy, Oscar H.
Description: Interview with Democratic Texas Senator Oscar H. Mauzy, from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Oscar discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-sixth Legislature. He also comments about Governor William Clements, appropriations, teacher salaries, public school financing, consumer legislation, the presidential primary bill, and "Killer Bees".
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, October 23, 1978

Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, October 23, 1978

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Date: October 23, 1978
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Mauzy, Oscar H.
Description: Interview with Democratic Attorney-Senator Oscar H. Mauzy from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Mauzy discusses his experiences as a member of the Second Special Session of the Sixty-fifth Legislature. He also expresses his personal views on Proposition 13 in California, ad valorem taxation, the roles of Speaker Bill Clayton and Governor Dolph Briscoe, election year politics, the Senate caucus, repeal of sales tax on residential utility bills, increase in inheritance tax exemptions, taxation of agricultural and timber land, homestead exemptions for the elderly, and the Peveto Bill.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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