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The Resource Oral history interview with Hon. Alfred H. Song ..., by Raphael J. Sonenshein

Oral history interview with Hon. Alfred H. Song ..., by Raphael J. Sonenshein

Label
Oral history interview with Hon. Alfred H. Song ..., 1986
Title
Oral history interview with Hon. Alfred H. Song ...
Statement of responsibility
by Raphael J. Sonenshein
Inclusive dates
1986
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Senator Song discusses his early political career in Monterey Park, the philosophy and organization of the Democratic Party and its leadership in the 1960s and 1970s. He spends considerable time on the practices of lobbying and legislating, with particularly detailed accounts of the formulation of consumer protection and legal code revision laws. Evaluations are made of many other office holders during his tenure, as well as on political changes in the legislature in the 1970s
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
Alfred Song, a Korean American, was the first Asian American to serve in the state legislature (Assembly, 1963-1966; Senate, 1967-1978). He particularly championed consumer aid and judicial reorganization legislation as well as being an important part of the liberal Democratic majority. He retired from office following allegations of corruption and misuse of campaign funds.
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.
Location of other archival material
Song's legislative bill files, speeches, press releases, weekly columns, and scrapbooks are located at the California State Archives.
Label
Oral history interview with Hon. Alfred H. Song ..., by Raphael J. Sonenshein
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a five-and-one-half-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, History Department, California State University, Fullerton and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
vii, 209 leaves, bound
Other physical details
facsimiles
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23117589
  • ucoclc23117589
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 Hon. Alfred H. Song ..., by Raphael J. Sonenshein
Publication
Note
Transcript of a five-and-one-half-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, History Department, California State University, Fullerton and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
vii, 209 leaves, bound
Other physical details
facsimiles
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23117589
  • ucoclc23117589
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.

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