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Black leadership in Los Angeles oral history transcript, 1992 : Augustus F. Hawkins

Author: Augustus F Hawkins; Clyde Woods; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
Publisher: [Los Angeles] : Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Oral History collection, Dept. of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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The interview includes Hawkin's tenure in the California State Assembly, but focuses chiefly on his service in the United States House of Representatives. The major topics covered are the Black community in Los Angeles, the Watts Riots, public housing projects and legislation, the Office of Economic Opportunity and job training programs, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and equal employment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Augustus F Hawkins; George Bush; Jimmy Carter; Bill Clinton; Lyndon B Johnson; John F Kennedy; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Ronald Reagan; James Roosevelt; George Bush; Jimmy Carter; Bill Clinton; Augustus F Hawkins; Lyndon B Johnson; John F Kennedy; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Ronald Reagan; James Roosevelt
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Augustus F Hawkins; Clyde Woods; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
OCLC Number: 39496991
Notes: Transcript of a 10.5-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program.
Description: xii, 308 leaves, bound : portraits ; 28 cm
Responsibility: interviewed by Clyde Woods.

Abstract:

The interview includes Hawkin's tenure in the California State Assembly, but focuses chiefly on his service in the United States House of Representatives. The major topics covered are the Black community in Los Angeles, the Watts Riots, public housing projects and legislation, the Office of Economic Opportunity and job training programs, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and equal employment legislation, civil rights legislation, the status of minorities under various presidential administrations, education in the United States, and national government assistance to the city of Los Angeles during much of the twentieth century.

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