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The Resource Oral history interview with Bruce Bronzan ..., by Germaine LaBerge

Oral history interview with Bruce Bronzan ..., by Germaine LaBerge

Label
Oral history interview with Bruce Bronzan ..., 1994-1995
Title
Oral history interview with Bruce Bronzan ...
Statement of responsibility
by Germaine LaBerge
Inclusive dates
1994-1995
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bronzman discusses the influence of his parents and YMCA, student involvement at Fresno State, the Coro Foundation internship, and directing an alcoholism program at Fresno Community Hospital. He continues with his election to the Fresno County Board of Supervisors, County health care, 1982 assembly campaign, and his committee assignments. Major topics covered include health care reform, mental health, duties of committee chairs, political campaign reform, the medfly crisis, and his pessimism about government's ability to solve problems
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biographical or historical data
Bruce Bronzan earned his B.A. degree in political science as well as a secondary teaching credential. He was one of 12 students chosen for a prestigious fellowship with the Coro Foundation, a nationwide leadership training program. He went on to earn a M.A. in urban studies from Occidental College in 1970. While working as a teacher, Bronzan co-founded and directed a private secondary-level school in Fresno. He later became an administrator of an alcohol abuse program at Fresno Community Hospital. In 1975, he was elected to the Fresno County Board of Supervisors and served for 8 years. He was elected to the California State Legislature in Nov. 1982. He chaired the Assembly Health Committee, Joint Legislative Audit Committee, and the Assembly Rural Caucus. He also served on the Ways and Means, Finance and Insurance, Human Services, and Agricultutral Committees. Upon retirement from the assembly, Bronzman became associate dean for administration and development at the University of California, San Francisco, at Fresno.
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 Bruce Bronzan ..., by Germaine LaBerge
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a five-and-one-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, 125 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39887903
  • ucoclc39887903
Label
Oral history interview with Bruce Bronzan ..., by Germaine LaBerge
Publication
Note
Transcript of a five-and-one-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, 125 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39887903
  • ucoclc39887903

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