Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Dallas Mayor and City Council Election Candidate Screenings, David Childs, Jo DeWitty, Juan Jasso, Edgar McMillan, Ceil Wiseman, and Burl Jernigan, January 28, 1988

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A recording of several screening interviews of candidates running for public office, including David Childs (Tax Assessor and Collector of Dallas County), Jo DeWitty (Constable of Precinct 8), Juan Jasso (State Representative of District 103), Edgar L. McMillan, Jr. (Constable of Precinct 8), Ceil Wiseman (Tax Assessor and Collector of Dallas County), and Burl Jernigan (Constable of Precinct 7). Topics discussed by the candidates include policy changes, budgeting plans, LGBT+ rights, discrimination against those with HIV and AIDS, poverty, minority issues, educating students about laws, endorsement, and qualifications.

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2 sound recordings (1 hr., 19 min., 29 sec.) ; audio cassette

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Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition January 28, 1988.

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A recording of several screening interviews of candidates running for public office, including David Childs (Tax Assessor and Collector of Dallas County), Jo DeWitty (Constable of Precinct 8), Juan Jasso (State Representative of District 103), Edgar L. McMillan, Jr. (Constable of Precinct 8), Ceil Wiseman (Tax Assessor and Collector of Dallas County), and Burl Jernigan (Constable of Precinct 7). Topics discussed by the candidates include policy changes, budgeting plans, LGBT+ rights, discrimination against those with HIV and AIDS, poverty, minority issues, educating students about laws, endorsement, and qualifications.

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2 sound recordings (1 hr., 19 min., 29 sec.) ; audio cassette

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  • Preferred Citation: Louise Young and Vivienne Armstrong Papers (The Dallas Way), University of North Texas Special Collections

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LGBT Collections

Publications pertaining to issues relevant to the LGBT community. The collection includes The Dallas Voice, a weekly newspaper for the gay community in North Texas that has been published since 1984.

Louise Young and Vivienne Armstrong Papers (The Dallas Way)

Sound recordings of the Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition's screening interviews of candidates running for public office in Dallas in 1987 and 1988. Also includes a video conversation about the Dallas Gay Political Caucus from 1996.

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  • January 28, 1988

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Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition. Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Dallas Mayor and City Council Election Candidate Screenings, David Childs, Jo DeWitty, Juan Jasso, Edgar McMillan, Ceil Wiseman, and Burl Jernigan, January 28, 1988, audio recording, January 28, 1988; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1453389/: accessed March 30, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.