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First among equals : oral history transcript : California legislative leadership, 1964-1992 / 1999.
F866.4.B76 A33 1999; BANC MSS 99/289 c; Phonotape 2999 C:1-25; BANC MSS 99/289 c
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Title:

First among equals : oral history transcript: California legislative leadership, 1964-1992 / 1999

Creator/Contributor:

Brown, Willie L. (Willie Lewis), Jr, 1934-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Morris, Gabrielle S., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

De Luca, John.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Boyhood in Texas; education: San Francisco State University, 1951-1955, Hastings Law School, 1955-1958; early Democrati party activities; election to state assembly, 1964; legislative issues and politics, 1965-1992; Ways and Means Committee chairmanship, 1969-1974; state assembly speaker, 1980-1993, leadership concerns: government organization, revenue and taxation, African American equity; managing Jesse Jackson's presidential campaign, 1988; working with Phillip Burton, Jesse Unruh, Robert Moretti, Edmund G. Brown, Jr., and other political leaders of the era.
tapes 1-14 interviews with Brown. Tapes 15-18: interviews with Bob Connelly. Tape 19: interview with Joanne Murphy. Tapes 20-21 : interview with John Mockler. Tapes 22-23: interview with Steven Thompson. lacking). Tapes 24-25: interview with John De Luca.
Box 1: consists of transcripts of speeches, an interview, public relations material, clippings from Sacramento and San Francisco newspapers, and obituaries of family members. Finally, includes newsletters regarding education legislation, and Gabrielle Morris' notes. Oversize folder 1: contains clippings.

Date:

1999 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Jr -- Brown, Willie L. (Willie Lewis) -- 1934-
Unruh, Jesse -- 1922-1987
Moretti, Robert -- 1936-
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald) -- 1905-1996
Jackson, Jesse -- 1941-
Brown, Jerry -- 1938-
Democratic Party (Calif.)
California. -- Legislature. -- Assembly. -- Speaker's Office.
California -- Politics and government -- 1951-

Note:

Willie Lewis Brown ; with an introduction by John De Luca. Interviews conducted by Gabrielle Morris in 1991 and 1992. 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 2999 C:1-20.
Also available online.
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. (ix, 331 p.) : ill., col. port. ; 29 cm.
25 sound cassettes.
1 box and 1 oversize folder (.25 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3t0j
F866.4.B76 A33 1999
BANC MSS 99/289 c
Phonotape 2999 C:1-25
BANC MSS 99/289 c

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.

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