[Interview with Congressman Jim Mattox and additional interviews]

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Audio cassette from the NaDeane Walker Anderson collection. In the first clip of the audio, Congressman Jim Mattox discusses his concerns about changes in society, young Americans political views, and the threat of Russia/Soviet Union's military and nuclear capacity. The bulk of the interview includes Mattox talking about the structure and process of Congress, the need to compromise and find solutions to balance out or neutralize differing views in legislation, and problems with special interest groups and lobbying influencing elections and political decisions. The clip concludes with Mattox sharing his political and social viewpoints, as well as autobiographical details that … continued below

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1 sound cassette ( min.) : analog ; 2 1/2 x 4 in.

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Walker, NaDeane 197X.

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This audio recording is part of the collection entitled: NaDeane Walker Anderson Papers and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 11 times. More information about this recording can be viewed below.

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Audio cassette from the NaDeane Walker Anderson collection. In the first clip of the audio, Congressman Jim Mattox discusses his concerns about changes in society, young Americans political views, and the threat of Russia/Soviet Union's military and nuclear capacity. The bulk of the interview includes Mattox talking about the structure and process of Congress, the need to compromise and find solutions to balance out or neutralize differing views in legislation, and problems with special interest groups and lobbying influencing elections and political decisions. The clip concludes with Mattox sharing his political and social viewpoints, as well as autobiographical details that have influenced his workmanship and voting strategies. The second clip contains four different interviews conducted by NaDeane with the first interview including a discussion with Congressman Jim Mattox about speaking to the House and issues involving poverty and civil rights. The last three interviews cover social issues such as social service programs like healthcare and welfare, but the audio quality is low.

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1 sound cassette ( min.) : analog ; 2 1/2 x 4 in.

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Side 1: “Mattox 5” / Side 2: “Mattox 6,” Memorex 60, circa 1980s

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  • Preferred Citation: NaDeane Walker Anderson Papers (U0751), University of North Texas Special Collections

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NaDeane Walker Anderson Papers

Photographs and an audio recording of an oral history related to the life and work of NaDeane Walker Anderson (NTSTC 1942), Women's Army Corps (WAC) servicewoman, Stars and Stripes newspaper contributor, fashion editor, foreign correspondent, freelance writer and award-winning investigative reporter.

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  • 197X

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  • Jan. 7, 2022, 3:53 p.m.

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Walker, NaDeane. [Interview with Congressman Jim Mattox and additional interviews], audio recording, 197X; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1873566/: accessed August 17, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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