Print, politics and public service : oral history transcript : a life in San Francisco Bay Area newspapers, the Democratic party, and California government commissions / Joseph C. Houghteling ; interviews conducted by Ann Lage and Laura McCreery in 2002. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Li


Print, politics and public service : oral history transcript : a life in San Francisco Bay Area newspapers, the Democratic party, and California government commissions / Joseph C. Houghteling ; interviews conducted by Ann Lage and Laura McCreery in 2002. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2003.

Family background, childhood, education in San Francisco Bay Area; Navy ROTC at Bates College and Holy Cross, post-World War II duty in the Pacific; Yale University, B.A. 1947; newspaper publishing in the communities of Sunnyvale, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Mountain View, and Pleasanton, California, 1940s-1970s: financing, advertising, union activity, circulation, wire services, competition; Adlai Stevenson, John F. Kennedy, Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr., Alan Cranston, and Democratic Party politics, 1950s-1970s; California State Park Commission, 1959-1965; California Highway Commission, 1964-1966; San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), 1971-1972; Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, 1984-1992; election campaigns for Pete McCloskey, John Tunney, Al Alquist, John Garamendi; and reflections on family. correspondence and copies of newspaper clippings.

Transcript: 1 v. (ii, 210 p.) : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 29 cm.Original interviews: 13 sound cassettes.Supplementary material: 1 portfolio.


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