Oral history interview with David Allred, 1970 March 17.

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Allred, David, 1933-1996. Oral history interview with David Allred, 1970 March 17.

Oral history interview with David Allred, 1970 March 17.

Interview with David Allred, a journalist, a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from Wichita Falls, and son of former Governor James V. Allred shares his experiences and personal views as a member of the Regular and Special Sessions of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also talks about the one-year versus two-year budget, revenue bills, Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes and Speaker Gus Mutscher, the extension of the state sales tax, the Cavness Plan, the minimum wage law, workman's compensation, and welfare legislation. Allred comments about the Governor's Committee on Public School Education, student unrest on college campuses, the establishment of additional four-year colleges, and Governor Preston Smith.

104, [2] leaves : facsim. ; 29 cm.

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