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Oral history interview with T. Anthony Quinn ... oral history transcript, 1991 /
BANC MSS 95/162 c v.1; BANC MSS 95/162 c v.2
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Title:

Oral history interview with T. Anthony Quinn ... oral history transcript, 1991
History of reapportionment in California

Creator/Contributor:

Quinn, T. Anthony, 1941-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Seney, Donald B., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

California State University, Sacramento, Oral History Program.

Creator/Contributor:

State Government Oral History Program (Calif.)

Abstract:

T. Anthony Quinn discusses reapportionment in California in 1961, the 1970 redistricting plan, drawing of the court plan in 1973, and reapportionment in 1980. He explains reapportionment issues from the point of view of the Republican Party and focuses on the role of the California Supreme Court. He also discusses politics in the Assembly and the role of the Fair Political Practices Commission. The interview covers the years 1969-1991.

Date:

[1991] (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Quinn, T. Anthony -- 1941- -- Interviews
Unruh, Jesse -- 1922-1987
Monagan, Robert T. (Robert Timothy) -- 1920-
Moscone, George -- 1929-1978
Moretti, Robert -- 1936-
Collier, Randolph -- 1902-1983
Jr -- Brown, Willie L. (Willie Lewis) -- 1934-
Deukmejian, George
Younger, Evelle J
Jarvis, Howard
Mosk, Stanley -- 1912-2001
Berman, Michael
Berman, Howard L. (Howard Lawrence) -- 1941-
Waxman, Henry A
Naylor, Robert W
Nolan, Patrick J
Hayden, Tom
Bird, Rose Elizabeth
Gann, Paul -- 1912-1989
Berman, Howard L. (Howard Lawrence) -- 1941-
Bird, Rose Elizabeth
Jr -- Brown, Willie L. (Willie Lewis) -- 1934-
Collier, Randolph -- 1902-1983
Deukmejian, George
Gann, Paul -- 1912-1989
Hayden, Tom
Jarvis, Howard -- 1903-1986
Monagan, Robert T. (Robert Timothy) -- 1920-
Moretti, Robert -- 1936-
Moscone, George -- 1929-1978
Mosk, Stanley -- 1912-2001
Quinn, T. Anthony -- 1941-
Unruh, Jesse -- 1922-1987
Waxman, Henry A
Younger, Evelle J
California. -- Fair Political Practices Commission.
Rose Institute of State and Local Government.
California. -- Department of Commerce.
Braun Ketchum Public Relations.
Republican Party (Calif.)
California. -- Department of Commerce.
California. -- Fair Political Practices Commission.
Republican Party (Calif.)
Rose Institute of State and Local Government.
Apportionment (Election law) -- California
Legislation -- California
Courts -- California
Apportionment (Election law)
Courts
Legislation
Political leadership
California -- Politics and government
California

Note:

by Donald B. Seney.
Transcript of an eleven-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Center for California Studies, California State University, Sacramento, for the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program.
"A history of reapportionment in California."
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
California State University, Fullerton. Library. Oral History Program.
California State University, Sacramento. Library. University Archives.
Honnold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, Calif.
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
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 and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
T. Anthony Quinn has held several staff positions with the California State Legislature. He worked as a special assistant to California Assembly Speaker Bob Monagan, 1969-1971, and then as Policy and Reapportionment Consultant in the Office of the Assembly Republican Consultants. He then joined the staff of Evelle Younger, the Attorney General of California, whom he served as a special assistant. Younger then appointed Quinn to the Fair Political Practices Commission, and served as a commissioner from 1976 to 1981. In 1981 he returned to the Assembly Republican Caucus and served as Chief Consultant for Election and Reapportionment and Policy Director. From 1985 to 1989 he served as Director of the Office of Economic Research in the California Department of Commerce. Since 1989 Dr. Quinn has been Vice President and Director of Public Affairs at the Braun Ketchum Public Relations firm. Dr. Quinn is the author of Carving Up California: A History of Redistricting, 1951-1984.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

2 volumes (iii, 523, 23 leaves, bound) ; 28 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 95/162 c v.1
BANC MSS 95/162 c v.2

Origin:

California

Classification:

F866.4 .Q85 A3 1991

Copyright Note:

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 and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.