Oral History Interview with David Allred, October 25, 1978 Metadata

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  • Main Title Oral History Interview with David Allred, October 25, 1978


  • Interviewer: Marcello, Ronald E.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Dr. Ronald E. Marcello
  • Interviewee: Allred, David
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Name: North Texas State University
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas


  • Creation: 1978-10-25


  • English


  • Content Description: Interview with Democratic representative and political journalist David Allred from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Allred discusses his experiences as a member of the Second Special Session of the Sixty-fifth Legislature. He also talks about his personal views on issues such as Proposition 13 in California, treasury surplus, the repeal of sales tax on residential utility bills, the increase in inheritance tax exemptions, taxation of agricultural and timber land, initiative-referendum, the Peveto Bill, the formation of the "Filthy Fifty", the Sam Houston Caucus, and the House Study Group. Allred also comments on Governor Dolph Briscoe, Speaker Bill Clayton, and Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby
  • Physical Description: 87 p. ; 28 cm.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Individuals
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Education - Colleges and Universities - University of Texas
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  • Keyword: oral histories
  • Keyword: biographies
  • Keyword: interviews
  • Keyword: legislatures
  • Keyword: journalists
  • Named Person: Allred, David
  • Named Person: Marcello, Ronald E.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Start Date: 1936
  • End Date: 1978-10-25


  • Name: UNT Oral Histories
    Code: UNTOH


  • Name: UNT Oral History Program
    Code: UNTOHP


  • Rights Access: unt
  • Rights Statement: All rights reserved. To request a copy, contact the Oral History Program.

Resource Type

  • Book


  • Text


  • Accession or Local Control No: Number 505
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth223637


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