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Oral history interview with Paul Gann : oral history transcript / 1988.
BANC MSS 90/94 c; Phonotape 2204 C; BANC CD 700 no.1; BANC CD 700 no.2; ...
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Title:

Oral history interview with Paul Gann : oral history transcript / 1988

Creator/Contributor:

Gann, Paul, 1912-1989, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Morris, Gabrielle S., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

State Government Oral History Program (Calif.)

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Paul Gann discusses his leadership in California initiative election campaigns: Jarvis-Gann Tax Limitation Initiative (Proposition 13, 1978); Prop. 4 (1979) Government Spending Reform; Prop. 8 (1982) Victims' Bill of Rights; Prop. 24 (1984) Legislative Reform; Prop. 61 (1986) Public Pay Initiative; Prop. 72 (1988) Emergency Reserve for Highway Improvements. Also comments on: the founding and operations of People's Advocate; Gann's 1980 U.S. Senate campaign; and contracting Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Political figures discussed include: Willie L. Brown; Howard Jarvis, Leo McCarthy.

Date:

1988 (issued)

Contents:

Political background -- Early days of People's Advocate, Inc., 1974-1978 -- Later crusades -- Qualifying initiative ballot measures -- State spending limit: Proposition 4, 1979 -- U.S. Senate campaign, 1980 -- Ongoing political concerns -- Afterthoughts.

Subject:

n-us-ca
Gann, Paul -- 1912-1989 -- Interviews
Politicians -- California -- Interviews
Politics and government
Politicians
California -- Politics and government -- 1951-
California

Note:

by Gabrielle Morris, Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley for the State Government Oral History Program, California State Archives,
Papers of Gann's 1980 U.S. Senate campaign and some records of People's Advocate, Inc. are at the California State Library, Sacramento, CA.
Audio tape recording of five hour interview also available. (Classified as: Phonotape 2204 C).
Transcript of interviews conducted September 28, October 19, November 24, 1987 and June 28, 1988, Sacramento, California.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
As founder of People's Advocate, Inc., Paul Gann has been a leading spokesman for tax reduction, limitation of state of California and federal government spending, and other significant public issues since 1974.

Type:

Interviews.
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

[v], iii, 88, [3] pages ; 29 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 90/94 c
Phonotape 2204 C
BANC CD 700 no.1
BANC CD 700 no.2
BANC CD 700 no.3
BANC CD 700 no.4
BANC CD 700

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.