Coverart for item
The Resource Oral history interview with Clement Sherman Whitaker, Jr. ..., by Gabrielle Morris

Oral history interview with Clement Sherman Whitaker, Jr. ..., by Gabrielle Morris

Label
Oral history interview with Clement Sherman Whitaker, Jr. ..., 1988-1989
Title
Oral history interview with Clement Sherman Whitaker, Jr. ...
Statement of responsibility
by Gabrielle Morris
Inclusive dates
1988-1989
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Whitaker discusses organization and activities of Whitaker & Baxter, Inc. and allied political public relations work of Campaigns, Inc. and California Feature Service, 1940-1986, including campaigns for Goodwin Knight, Richard Nixon, Robert Griffin, and others; with emphasis on campaigns for California ballot measures on teachers' salaries, railroad crews, California and national health insurance, air pollution, and coastal protection; and public affairs activities concerning legislative reapportionment, medical malpractice, unitization of oil fields, power plant siting and other issues. Also references to leading political figures of the period
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
Son of pioneer political public relations specialist Clem Whitaker, Sr., Clem Whitaker, Jr. worked with his father in Campaigns, Inc. and Whitaker & Baxter, Inc. beginning in 1946, later becoming a partner. In 1958 he became president of the firm, headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Washington, D.C. He has directed election campaigns for state and national candidates and in recent years has concentrated on ballot measure campaigns and public policy issues.
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 Clement Sherman Whitaker, Jr. ..., by Gabrielle Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a nine-and-one-half-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ii, 185 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23121495
  • ucoclc23121495
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. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with Clement Sherman Whitaker, Jr. ..., by Gabrielle Morris
Publication
Note
Transcript of a nine-and-one-half-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ii, 185 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23121495
  • ucoclc23121495
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. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

Library Locations

  • Charles E. Young Research LibraryBorrow it
    280 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575, US
    34.0749691 -118.441466
  • Powell LibraryBorrow it
    120S Election Walk, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1450, US
    34.0716126 -118.4421809
  • Science and Engineering LibraryBorrow it
    8270 Boelter Hall, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-9810, US
    34.068987 -118.442659
  • UCLA LibraryBorrow it
    Los Angeles, CA, US
  • UCLA Library Special CollectionsBorrow it
    A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575, US
    34.0749691 -118.441466
Processing Feedback ...