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Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

In 1973, the History Dept. of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill established an oral history program devoted to the study of the southern region of the United States. The Southern Oral History Program collects interviews with Southerners (more)

A-0021 Interview with Arthur D. Shores (2 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-15

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Arthur Shores, African American lawyer and city councilman of Birmingham, Ala,. discusses civil rights activism, Martin Luther King, Jr., George Wallace, Operation New Birmingham, race, Democratic Party, and bombings of his home with interviewer Jack...

A-0022 Interview with John Sparkman (2 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: John Sparkman, United States Senator of Alabama, discusses southern politics since 1948, race, Republicanism in Alabama, George Wallace, and African Americans with interviewer Jack Bass. 31 January 1974

A-0023 Interview with Robert Vance (4 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Robert Vance, Alabama's state Democratic Party chairman, discusses George Wallace, African American votes, Republican Party, 1972 national elections, political party financing, and organized labor with interviewers Jack Bass and Walter De Vries. 16 ...

A-0024 Interview with George C. Wallace (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-15

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: George Wallace, governor of Alabama and presidential candidate, discusses his own impact on politics, African American support for him, race, federal courts, his racial attitudes, press, Democratic Party, segregation, labor, and Republican Party with...

A-0025 Interview with Bill Becker (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Bill Becker, labor leader of Arkansas, discusses labor legislation, political support of candidates, and national politics with interviewers Jack Bass and Walter De Vries. 13 June 1974

A-0026 Interview with Dale Bumpers (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-15

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Dale Bumpers, governor of Arkansas, discusses his administration, tax reform, Democratic Party, southern politics, George Wallace, and United States Senator James William Fulbright with interviewers Jack Bass and Walter De Vries. 17 June 1974

A-0027 Interview with Bill Clinton (5 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-15

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Bill Clinton discusses his 1974 bid (unsuccessful) for a seat representing Arkansas in the United States House of Representatives, his devotion to the intricacies of political maneuvering, his sense of the role of personality in politics, his ...

A-0028 Interview with Ken Coon (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Ken Coon, Arkansas politician and Republican candidate for governor, discusses the impact of Watergate, Republican Party, recruiting for Republicans, and Governor Winthrop Rockefeller with interviewers Jack Bass and Walter De Vries. 10 June 1974

A-0029 Interview with G. Thomas Eisele (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: G. Thomas Eisele, U. S. District Judge in Arkansas, discusses his and his family's political party, Governor Orval Faubus, and Governor Winthrop Rockefeller with interviewers Jack Bass and Walter De Vries. 12 June 1974

A-0030 Interview with Dale Enoch (5 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Dale Enoch, director of the Arkansas Institute of Politics, discusses Democratic Party, primaries, party finances, Governor Winthrop Rockefeller, Governor Dale Bumpers, Governor Orval Faubus, and Republican Party with interviewers Jack Bass and ...

A-0031 Interview with Orval Faubus (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-15

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Orval Faubus, governor of Arkansas, discusses his administration, Democratic Party, Little Rock desegregation crisis, African American voters, and federal government with interviewers Jack Bass and Walter De Vries. 14 June 1974

A-0032 Interview with John Paul Hammerschmidt (2 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: John Paul Hammerschmidt, Arkansas representative in the United States Congress, discusses Republican Party, Governor Winthrop Rockefeller, Watergate, African Americans in the Republican Party, and Wilbur Mills with interviewers Jack Bass and Walter ...

A-0033 Interview with Jerry Jewell (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Jerry Jewell, African American state senator and president of the NAACP Arkansas State Conference of branches, discusses African American politicians and voters, NAACP, Governor Dale Bumpers, and campaign finances with interviewers Jack Bass and ...

A-0034 Interview with Brownie Ledbetter (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Brownie Ledbetter, political organizer in Arkansas, discusses women in Arkansas politics, regional women's caucus, political campaigning, United States Senator James William Fulbright, and African Americans in Arkansas politics with interviewers Jack...

A-0035 Interview with Cal Ledbetter (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Cal Ledbetter, Arkansas state representative and professor of political science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, discusses legislative structure in Arkansas, Governor Winthrop Rockefeller, Governor Dale Bumpers, reapportionment, and ...

A-0036 Interview with Richard Mays (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Richard Mays, African American state representative in the Arkansas state legislature, discusses African American political involvement in Arkansas, districting, voting patterns, Governor Dale Bumpers, and Governor Winthrop Rockefeller with ...

A-0037 Interview with James O. Powell (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: James O. Powell, editorial page editor of the Arkansas Gazette, discusses Governor Winthrop Rockefeller, Governor Dale Bumpers, the New South, race in politics, Republican Party, and organized labor with interviewers Jack Bass and Walter De Vries. 14...

A-0038 Interview with David Pryor (2 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-15

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: David Pryor, governor of Arkansas, discusses Democratic Party, industry in Arkansas, former offices held, and previous campaigns with interviewers Jack Bass and Walter De Vries. 13 June 1974

A-0039 Interview with Charles Ward (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Charles Ward, president of Demographics, Inc., discusses political campaign consultant Deloss Walker, George Wallace, Republican and Democratic parties in Arkansas, Democratic National Committee Chair Robert S. Strauss, Governor Winthrop Rockefeller...

A-0040 Interview with John L. Ward (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: John Ward, managing editor of Log Cabin Democrat and former public relations director for Governor Winthrop Rockefeller, discusses his work and relationship with Rockefeller, Republican party, Rockefeller's campaign and administration, Governor Orval...