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The Resource Oral history interview with Leland L. Nichols ..., by Donald B. Seney

Oral history interview with Leland L. Nichols ..., by Donald B. Seney

Label
Oral history interview with Leland L. Nichols ..., 1991
Title
Oral history interview with Leland L. Nichols ...
Statement of responsibility
by Donald B. Seney
Inclusive dates
1991
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mr. Nichols discusses his family and educational background, working as a reporter for NBC News, especially during the 1960 Democratic convention, working for Edmund G. Brown, Sr. as Radio-Television Press Secretary, and devising and institutionalizing the staff system for the California State Assembly. He also reflects on gay persons in political life
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biographical or historical data
  • Leland L. Nichols attended the Hollywood Professional School and the University of California at Los Angeles. After service in the U.S. Army, he began a career in broadcasting as a reporter for NBC News. In 1960, he was appointed Radio-Television Press Secretary for Governor Edmund G. Brown, Sr. In 1962, he joined the staff of the California State Assembly as Chief Consultant to the Assembly Ways and Means Committee and then, Chief Consultant to the Assembly, during which time he helped devise and institutionalize the staff system. Since 1970 he has served on the faculty of the Communications
  • Department at California State University, Sacramento.
Cataloging source
CSA
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 Leland L. Nichols ..., by Donald B. Seney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a six-and-a-half-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Center for California Studies, California State University, Sacramento, for the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iii, 291, 18 leaves, bound
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30969352
  • ucoclc30969352
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 Leland L. Nichols ..., by Donald B. Seney
Publication
Note
Transcript of a six-and-a-half-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Center for California Studies, California State University, Sacramento, for the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iii, 291, 18 leaves, bound
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30969352
  • ucoclc30969352
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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