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Oral History Interview with Allan Shivers, 1966-1968

Description: Interview with Allan Shivers, a former state senator, lieutenant governor, and governor of Texas, 1950-57. The interview includes Shivers' observations on political career of Lyndon Johnson, the Stevenson-Johnson senatorial race of 1948, the Stevenson-Eisenhower presidential campaign of 1952, the Johnson presidential race of 1960, Texas Democratic politics from 1952-56, and the Fifty-third State Legislature. The interview also includes his opinion on the governor's role in state party organization, the state Democratic Convention of 1951, the gubernatorial election of 1954, veterans land board controversy from 1954-55, as well as insurance scandals of the mid-1950s and the lame-duck governor.
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Date: July 24, 1969
Creator: Brewer, Thomas B.; Gantt, Fred & Shivers, Allan
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with George Clarence Moffett, 1965-1966

Description: Interview with Dr. George Clarence Moffett, a farmer, oilman, and former state legislator from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Dr. Moffett describes his personal experiences as a member of the House and Senate of Texas for thirty-four years and as a Delegate to Democratic National Convention in Houston in 1928. He comments about Governors W. Lee O'Daniel, Coke Stevenson, and Allan Shivers and talks about oil legislation.
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Date: May 3, 1965
Creator: Odom, E. Dale & Moffett, George Clarence
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Allan Shivers, April 12, 1965

Description: Interview with former state senator, lieutenant governor, and governor of Texas (1950-57), Allan Shivers from Lufkin, Texas. The interview includes Shivers' observations on his career in the Texas Senate (1934-45), liquor control issue, pari-mutuel betting, lobbyists, oil politics, labor relations, comments about Governors James Allred and W. Lee O'Daniel, race for lieutenant governor in 1946, views on the operation of state government, education, Truman presidential race of 1948, tidelands oil, death of Governor Jester in 1949 and succession to governorship, gubernatorial election in 1950 and the Stevenson-Eisenhower campaign of 1952.
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Date: April 12, 1965
Creator: Brewer, Thomas B. & Shivers, Allan
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[News Script: Grand Jury at Waco Hears Ramsey, Smith]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the McClennon County grand jury finishing its investigation of the failure of the U.S. Trust and Guaranty Company in Waco. The grand jury also investigates the case of Lieutenant Governor Ramsey and his campaign expenditures during his 1954 run for office.
Date: February 27, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Johnson]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Lyndon B. and Ladybird Johnson going to Dallas for a press conference preceding Johnson's talk to North Texas Democratic precinct and county leaders.
Date: May 1, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Handicapped]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an award for handicapped achievement presented to Mrs. Daisy Mae Conroe, a woman partially paralyzed by polio who owns a Dallas sewing company.
Date: June 17, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Democratic leader wants Harry to run]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Mrs. India Edwards, the national Democratic vice chairman, arriving in Dallas and declaring that she wants Harry Truman to run for President.
Date: March 1, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Anderson]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Robert B. Anderson, who will be retiring from the public life at the end of the Eisenhower administration.
Date: October 16, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cuba]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a regional meeting to discuss the Cuban Crisis in Fort Worth.
Date: October 25, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Legislature opens special session]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the opening of a special session of the Texas Legislature called by Governor Allan Shivers. The session was called to raise teachers' salaries, to launch an improvement program for state institutions, and to outlaw the Communist Party in Texas.
Date: March 16, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Governor Reviews National Guardsmen]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Governor Shivers reviewing the national guardsmen of the 49th Armored Division at Fort Hood for the last time. He leaves his office and title of commander-in-chief in January.
Date: July 15, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Governor in plea for Easter Seals]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Governor Shivers attending the annual Gridiron dinner and show in Fort Worth and speaking on behalf of the Easter Seals nonprofit foundation.
Date: April 1, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Governor sworn-in]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the swearing-in ceremonies for new Texas Governor Allan Shivers.
Date: January 17, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections