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Fri Mar 21 17:04:53 2014 UTClccn-no900272450.47Oral history interview with Gloria Molina0.730.96Oral history interview with Hon. Richard L. Patsey124617551no 900272452867865California State Archives. State Government Oral History Programlccn-n80120918Bancroft LibraryRegional Oral History Officelccn-n87891372Unruh, Jesse1922-1987lccn-n80131844Brown, Jerry1938-lccn-n78085471CaliforniaLegislatureAssemblylccn-n85199065Democratic Party (Calif.)lccn-n79059562Reagan, Ronaldlccn-n82079368Brown, Edmund G.(Edmund Gerald)1905-1996lccn-n83044390Vásquez, Carlos1944-ivrlccn-n50051003University of California, Los AngelesOral History Programnp-deukmejian, georgeDeukmejian, GeorgeState Government Oral History Program (Calif.)InterviewsHistorySourcesCaliforniaPolitical scienceBrown, Jerry,LegislatorsPolitical campaignsReagan, RonaldBrown, Willie LUnruh, Jesse,Apportionment (Election law)Brown, Edmund G.--(Edmund Gerald),California.--Legislature.--Assembly.--Health CommitteeMcCarthy, Leo T.,Democratic Party (Calif.)California.--Legislature.--AssemblyWorld War (1939-1945)Dymally, Mervyn M.,Real property taxWilson, Pete,Deukmejian, GeorgePatsey, Richard L.,California.--Legislature.--SenateMoretti, Robert,California--Los AngelesCalifornia.--Legislature.--Assembly.--Committee on Natural Resources and ConservationBerman, Howard L.--(Howard Lawrence),Gray, BruceBird, Rose ElizabethKeene, BarryCalifornia.--Department of FinanceDukakis, Michael S.--(Michael Stanley),California.--Legislature.--Senate.--Committee on JudiciaryUniversity of California, San FranciscoMedicaidCoro FoundationCalifornia State University, FresnoHealth care reformCitrus--Diseases and pestsMediterranean fruit-flyYMCA of the USAFresno County (Calif.).--Board of SupervisorsMental health lawsEnvironmental lawRepublican Party (Calif.)Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945)Japanese AmericansWeinberger, Caspar WPublic welfareMedical educationLobbyistsLos Angeles (Calif.).--City Council1981198319841987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005929355481F866.4.K44172ocn262629633com19940.70Keene, BarryOral history interview with Barry KeeneInterviewsKeene discusses his family background, Stanford, legislative internship, marriage and children, working in the Santa Rosa District Attorney's office, election to the Santa Rosa School Board, election to the Assembly in 1972, campaign strategies, appointment as chair of the Committee on Health, and budget issues leading to Proposition 13 under Gov. Jerry Brown. Keene continues with health issues including medical malpractice, merits of the Right to Die Act and mental health, the debate over the Eel River dam, low-flush toilet bill, oil embargo and the energy crisis, Jerry's Brown's administration, Rose Bird, George Deukmejian, forestry bills, and campaigning for Michael Dukakis in 1988162ocn262629203com19950.70Bronzan, BruceOral history interview with Bruce BronzanInterviewsBronzman discusses the influence of his parents and YMCA, student involvement at Fresno State, the Coro Foundation internship, and directing an alcoholism program at Fresno Community Hospital. He continues with his election to the Fresno County Board of Supervisors, County health care, 1982 assembly campaign, and his committee assignments. Major topics covered include health care reform, mental health, duties of committee chairs, political campaign reform, the medfly crisis, and his pessimism about government's ability to solve problems82ocn022876515mix19890.88Bannai, Paul TOral history interview with Paul T. BannaiBannai relates his family background, early career, and World War II experiences, including his dedication to the reimbursement of interned Japanese-Americans. He discusses his business career, service as an elected official in Gardena, elections to the state assembly, assembly committee service, legislative leadership in the assembly, other Asians in the legislature, and public service after he left the assembly71ocn040064933book19960.86Marks, MiltonOral history interview with Milton MarksInterviewsMarks discusses the political career of his father, Milton Marks, Sr., attending Stanford, military service, law school, practicing law, running for the Assembly in 1952 and later, winning an assembly seat in 1958. He continues with his growing dissent over the Republican Party's conservatism, reapportinment, committee assignments, losing his seat, being appointed municipal judge, running for the State Senate in 1967, serving in the senate, legislative priorities, and becoming a Democrat in 1986. Major issues covered include his interest in the environment, BART, reapportionment, gay rights, and programs for the disabled71ocn043372988book19970.63Dymally, Mervyn MOral history interview with Mervyn M. DymallyInterviewsDymally discusses his family background and education, decision to move to Calif., lack of opportunities for blacks to become politically active, and joining the American Federation of Teachers. He continues with gaining support in the 1962 campaign for the 53rd Assembly District, impact of the Watts riots, running for the 29th Senate District seat in 1966, legislation to teach black history in public schools, Early Childhood Education Act, the California Fair Plan, prison reform, 1965 reapportionment. He continues with events leading to his decision to run for Lt. Governor in 1974, endorsing Jerry Brown for President in 1976, decision to run for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives after his loss for a 2nd term as Lt. Governor in 1978, issues he became involved in during his tenure in the House, and the decision to leave Congress in 1992 after 12 years of service72ocn048254040book19960.86McCarthy, Leo TOral history interview with Leo T. McCarthy California assemblyman, 1868-1982, California lieutenant governor, 1983-1995InterviewsTopics covered include family background, schooling, military service, law school, work with California Democratic party, redevelopment of San Francisco. Worked with Eugene McAteer, Senator S.I. Hayakawa, Mayor Joe Alioto, Speaker Willie Brown. Served under four governors: Pete Wilson, Ronald Reagen, Jerry Brown, George Deukmejian. Discussion of Proposition 13 and Howard Jarvis; Commission on Aging; Speaker of the House and Lieutenant Governor73ocn022929321book19870.81Marler, Fred WOral history interview with Hon. Fred W. Marler, Jr.InterviewsMarler discusses the California State Senate, 1966-1974; senate partisanship; seniority; service on Governmental Efficiency, Education, Judiciary, Fish and Game Committees; committee consultants. He comments on contemporary issues: legislative intent, milk-pooling, water project, 1970-1971 president pro tem changes, tax revision, budget, bridges and highways, welfare, forestry, agricultural burning; comments on Ronald Reagan, Ed Regan, Hugh Burns, George Miller, Stephen Teale, Joseph Rattigan, Eugene McAteer, Howard Way, Jack Schrade, James Mills62ocn023056591book19810.95Gleason, Verne EOral history interview with Verne E. GleasonHistoryInterview discusses Department of Social Welfare directors and organization, 1937-1970; administrative style and legislative programs of governors of the period; State Health and Welfare Agency Organization, administrators; development of principal legislation features of California public assistance and welfare services programs, including 1971 Welfare Reform Act; comments on Governors Edmund G. Brown, Sr., Ronald Reagan, administrators Lucian Vandegrift, Robert Carleson, James Lowry; legislators Phillip Burton, Robert Moretti, Stephen Teale; and others61ocn024184724book19890.86Lowenstein, Daniel HaysOral history interview with Daniel H. LowensteinLowenstein discusses his family background, youthful years, and formal education through Harvard Law School, work with California Rural Legal Assistance (1968-1971), stint as Deputy Secretary of State, background of campaign in support of Proposition 9 (Political Reform Act of 1974), and service as first chairman of the Fair Political Practices Commission, a period during which the Commission's powers over disclosure and campaign financing were defined61ocn028739426mix19900.47Molina, GloriaOral history interview with Gloria MolinaMolina describes her family background education, and development as a Chicano activist and feminist, discusses her successful campaign for a seat in the California State Assembly and her primary legislative interests and activities, and details Chicano politics in Los Angeles. In the interview all stages of her political and public career are covered61ocn027763871book19900.66Forbes, William EOral history interview with William E. ForbesForbes discusses his involvement, then presidency, of the UCLA Alumni Association leading to his ex-officio regency, appointment to a full term on the Board of Regents, and numerous policy issues before the Board during his tenure, including vigorous system-wide campus expansion efforts, student dissent, curriculum development, and system-wide leadership61ocn024132787book19890.47Behr, Peter HOral history interview with Peter H. BehrMr. Behr discusses open space issues on the Marin County Board of Supervisors, election campaigning, lobbying, and the legislative process in the Senate, as illustrated by the progress of his Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, 1971-1972; his bill to require roll call votes in committees; protective legislation for tule elk, herring, and striped bass; malpractice and no-fault insurance legislation; and his efforts to pass property tax legislation in 1977 and 1978, including the campaign for his alternative to proposition 13 in 197861ocn023022455mix19880.92Alarcon, Arthur LOral history interview with Arthur L. AlarconInterviewsAlarcon discusses his family background, education, experience in the military, post-secondary education, and activities, events, and issues during his tenure in the Edmund G. Brown, Sr., administration from 1961-1964, in particular those relating to narcotics, capital punishment, extradition, clemency, and law enforcement62ocn023022442mix19870.66Debs, Ernest EOral history interview with Ernest E. DebsHistoryInterviewsDebs discusses his family background, education, migration to California in 1923; pre-legislative employment; electioneering; and, his service in the California State Assembly, particularly his involvement on committees related to education and health61ocn039888146book19950.66Hayes, T. WilsonOral history interview with Thomas W. HayesHayes discusses his early years in a military family, education, serving with the marine corps in Vietnam, and going to graduate school. He continues with going to work in the General Accounting Office, studying federal power transmission, types of audits, working for the Legislative Analyst's Office, becoming Auditor General, becoming State Treasurer, learning about politics, the confirmation process, campaigning for election as Treasurer, and becoming Director of Finance. Major topics include demographics in California including immigration, California Constitutional Revision Commission and its recommendations on fiscal affairs, dealing with the press and media, working with Gov. Pete Wilson, leaving the Finance Dept. to work in the private sector, and his role during the Orange Co. bankruptcy investigation63ocn022916713book19880.66Britschgi, Carl AOral history interview with Hon. Carl A. BritschgiInterviewsBritschgi discusses politics in San Mateo County and Redwood City, as well as the California State Legislature, 1957-1970. He covers campaigning, Education Committee, Ways and Means Committee, reapportionment, speakership, Britschgi's duties as Republican whip, and the Legislative Representation Committee. He discusses Luther Lincoln, Ralph Brown, Jesse Unruh, Goodwin Knight, Edmund G. Brown, Sr., and Ronald Reagan53ocn023025723book19880.92Currie, William RalphOral history interview with Hon. William Ralph CurrieHistoryCurrie's oral history describes development of California Department of Finance revenue forecasting methods, 1936-1968, including population forecasting, other economic studies; legislative revenue and taxation committees; budget preparation and financial concerns of Governors Earl Warren, Edmund G. Brown, Sr., Ronald Reagan; directors of finance Arlin Stockburger, James Dean, John Peirce, Hale Champion, Gordon Paul Smith, and Caspar Weinberger; Assemblyman Thomas MacBride51ocn040214942book19900.47Chappie, GeneOral history interview with Eugene A. ChappieInterviewsChappie discusses farming in Cool, Calif., WWII experience in the South Pacific, appointment to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors in 1950, water politics, SOFAR project, being elected to the California Assembly, committee assignments, reapportionment, handicapped access, fundraising, lobbying efforts, and his election to the U.S. House of Representatives. Major topics covered include regional planning in the Lake Tahoe Basin, welfare reform, environment as a political issue, opposition to Jerry Brown's administration, Auburn Dam controversy, and his decision to retire from the U.S. House of Representatives52ocn052883537book20000.47Lagomarsino, Robert JOral history interview with Robert J. Lagomarsino, California state senator 1961-1974, United States congressman 1974-1993, Norma M. Lagomarsino : July 13, 14, August 3, 4, 2000, Ventura, CaliforniaHistoryInterviewsSources53ocn022976865book19880.96Patsey, Richard LOral history interview with Hon. Richard L. PatseyInterviewsIn 1962 Proposition 7 called for appointment of a Constitutional Revision Commission and in 1963 the state legislature duly appointed the commission to recommend changes in the state constitution. Richard L. Patsey was appointed in 1964 as counsel and executive director to the Constitutional Revision Commission. He worked closely with Bruce Sumner, head of the commission, on several articles dealing with the powers of government. In 1966 he left to practice law, and in 1980 he was appointed to the Contra Costa superior court benchFri Mar 21 15:29:14 EDT 2014batch26591