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Oral history interview with Mervyn M. Dymally ... oral history transcript, 1996-1997

Author: Mervyn M Dymally; Elston L Carr; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.; State Government Oral History Program (Calif.)
Publisher: [1997?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Dymally 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Mervyn M Dymally; Tom Bradley; Jerry Brown; Willie L Brown; Yvonne Brathwaite Burke; March Fong Eu; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Ronald Reagan
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Mervyn M Dymally; Elston L Carr; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.; State Government Oral History Program (Calif.)
OCLC Number: 43372988
Notes: Transcript of a 25.25-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program.
Description: 3 volumes (v, 1087 leaves), bound ; 28 cm
Responsibility: by Elston L. Carr.

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Dymally 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 service.

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