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The Resource Oral history interview with Hon. Clair W. Burgener ..., by Phillip L. Gianos

Oral history interview with Hon. Clair W. Burgener ..., by Phillip L. Gianos

Label
Oral history interview with Hon. Clair W. Burgener ..., 1990
Title
Oral history interview with Hon. Clair W. Burgener ...
Statement of responsibility
by Phillip L. Gianos
Inclusive dates
1990
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Clair Burgener discusses California state politics, government, and legislation from the assembly and senate viewpoints; his relationship with Speaker of the House Jesse Unruh and lack of worthwhile committee assignments while in the assembly; reapportionment; activities in Congress; and his work with mentally retarded children. He discusses his relationship with presidents, governors, and colleagues
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biographical or historical data
Clair Burgener began his political career as a member of the San Diego City Council. He was elected to the California State Assembly in 1963 and served until 1967 when he was elected to the California State Senate. In 1973 he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served five terms. He did not seek reelection and retired from Congress in January 1983. Burgener was active on committees, such as Rules, Finance, and Education and chair of Social Welfare while in the Senate, and Appropriations and Banking and Currency in Congress. He served on many subcommittees concerning problems of the mentally and physically handicapped as well as water and energy which were all important to California.
Cataloging source
CSA
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of originals duplicates
  • Honnold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, California.
  • California State University, Fullerton. Library. Oral History Program.
  • California State University, Sacramento. Library. University Archives.
  • The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Label
Oral history interview with Hon. Clair W. Burgener ..., by Phillip L. Gianos
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A history of reapportionment in California."
  • Transcript of a six-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, California State University, Fullerton, for the California State Archives State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 193 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30953468
  • ucoclc30953468
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 Hon. Clair W. Burgener ..., by Phillip L. Gianos
Publication
Note
  • "A history of reapportionment in California."
  • Transcript of a six-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, California State University, Fullerton, for the California State Archives State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 193 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30953468
  • ucoclc30953468
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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