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The Resource Oral history interview with Barry Keene ..., by Carole Hicke

Oral history interview with Barry Keene ..., by Carole Hicke

Label
Oral history interview with Barry Keene ..., 1994
Title
Oral history interview with Barry Keene ...
Statement of responsibility
by Carole Hicke
Inclusive dates
1994
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Keene discusses his family background, Stanford, legislative internship, marriage and children, working in the Santa Rosa District Attorney's office, election to the Santa Rosa School Board, election to the Assembly in 1972, campaign strategies, appointment as chair of the Committee on Health, and budget issues leading to Proposition 13 under Gov. Jerry Brown. Keene continues with health issues including medical malpractice, merits of the Right to Die Act and mental health, the debate over the Eel River dam, low-flush toilet bill, oil embargo and the energy crisis, Jerry's Brown's administration, Rose Bird, George Deukmejian, forestry bills, and campaigning for Michael Dukakis in 1988
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biographical or historical data
Barry Dion Keene was born July 30, 1938 in New Jersey. He spent his childhood in New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Chicago, and attended the University of Chicago from 1956-1959. He received his B.A. (1960) and J.S. (1964) from Stanford University. Keene served as a legislative intern in the California State Assembly (1963-1965) then on the staff of the Constitution Revision Commission (1965-1967). He practiced law in Santa Rosa where he also worked for the district attorney's office and was elected to the Rincon Valley School Board (1968-1972). Keene chaired the Committee on Health in the California State Assembly and was a member of the California State Senate, chairing the Judiciary Committee and later serving as Senate majority leader. Since 1974, Keene has been a full-time lecturer at Cal State University, Sacramento.
Cataloging source
CLU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of originals duplicates
  • The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • California State University, Fullerton. Library. Oral History Program.
  • California State University, Sacramento. Library. University Archives.
  • Honnold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, Calif.
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Label
Oral history interview with Barry Keene ..., by Carole Hicke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a fifteen-and-a-half-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley, and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iii, 290 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39887935
  • ucoclc39887935
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with Barry Keene ..., by Carole Hicke
Publication
Note
Transcript of a fifteen-and-a-half-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley, and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iii, 290 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39887935
  • ucoclc39887935
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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