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Print, politics and public service : oral history transcript : a life in San Francisco Bay Area newspapers, the Democratic party, and California government commissions / 2003.
BANC CD 489:1-5; Phonotape 3661 C:1-12; BANC MSS 2004/171 c suppl.; BANC MSS 2004/171 c text
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Title:

Print, politics and public service : oral history transcript: a life in San Francisco Bay Area newspapers, the Democratic party, and California government commissions / 2003

Creator/Contributor:

Houghteling, Joseph C., 1924-, creator, Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Lage, Ann., Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

McCreery, Laura., Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Family background, childhood, education in San Francisco Bay Area; Navy ROTC at Bates College and Holy Cross, post-World War II duty in the Pacific; Yale University, B.A. 1947; newspaper publishing in the communities of Sunnyvale, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Mountain View, and Pleasanton, California, 1940s-1970s: financing, advertising, union activity, circulation, wire services, competition; Adlai Stevenson, John F. Kennedy, Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr., Alan Cranston, and Democratic Party politics, 1950s-1970s; California State Park Commission, 1959-1965; California Highway Commission, 1964-1966; San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), 1971-1972; Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, 1984-1992; election campaigns for Pete McCloskey, John Tunney, Al Alquist, John Garamendi; and reflections on family.
correspondence and copies of newspaper clippings.

Date:

2003 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Houghteling, Joseph C -- 1924-
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) -- 1900-1965
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) -- 1917-1963
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald) -- 1905-1996
Brown, Jerry -- 1938-
Cranston, Alan MacGregor
McCloskey, Paul N -- 1927-
Tunney, John V. (John Varick) -- 1934-2018
Alquist, Alfred E
Garamendi, John Raymond -- 1945-
Democratic Party (Calif.)
California State Park Commission.
California. -- Highway Commission.
San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission.
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.
Newspaper publishing -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area
California -- Politics and government -- 1951-

Note:

Joseph C. Houghteling ; interviews conducted by Ann Lage and Laura McCreery in 2002. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3661 C:1-13. Interviews 7-10 also on compact disc with call no. BANC CD 489:1-5.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (ii, 210 p.) : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 29 cm.
13 sound cassettes.
1 portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC CD 489:1-5
Phonotape 3661 C:1-12
BANC MSS 2004/171 c suppl.
BANC MSS 2004/171 c text

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.