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Oral History Interview with Ben Bynum, July 3, 1973

Description: Interview with Representative Ben Bynum, a Democratic Texas state legislator from Amarillo, Texas. Bynum discusses his experience during the regular session of the 63rd legislature, including: the large influx of freshman representatives and their effect on the session; the political makeup of the House; debates in the House; the selection of committee chairmen; and the Ethics Commission and related reform legislation.
Date: July 3, 1973
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Bynum, Ben
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with James Sorenson Jr., July 3, 1972

Description: Interview with James H. Sorenson Jr., president of First National Bank in Rockport, Texas. Sorenson discusses his growing up in the Corpus area, his education, his service in World War Two, the Rockport areas growth and changes through the years, the local economy, property developments, his family's ties to the region, natural conservation, local politics, the Aransas County Navigation District, the Intracoastal Channel, hurricanes, oil and gas, the school system, recreation in the area, the country club, and public utilities and services.
Date: July 3, 1972
Creator: Stephens, A. Ray & Sorenson, Jr., James H.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program