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The Resource Oral history interview with Leo T. McCarthy : California assemblyman, 1868-1982, California lieutenant governor, 1983-1995, by Carole Hicke

Oral history interview with Leo T. McCarthy : California assemblyman, 1868-1982, California lieutenant governor, 1983-1995, by Carole Hicke

Label
Oral history interview with Leo T. McCarthy : California assemblyman, 1868-1982, California lieutenant governor, 1983-1995, 1995-1996
Title
Oral history interview with Leo T. McCarthy
Title remainder
California assemblyman, 1868-1982, California lieutenant governor, 1983-1995
Statement of responsibility
by Carole Hicke
Inclusive dates
1995-1996
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Topics covered include family background, schooling, military service, law school, work with California Democratic party, redevelopment of San Francisco. Worked with Eugene McAteer, Senator S.I. Hayakawa, Mayor Joe Alioto, Speaker Willie Brown. Served under four governors: Pete Wilson, Ronald Reagen, Jerry Brown, George Deukmejian. Discussion of Proposition 13 and Howard Jarvis; Commission on Aging; Speaker of the House and Lieutenant Governor
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biographical or historical data
Born in Auckland, New Zealand of Irish parents, Leo T. McCarthy served California first as an assemblyman from 1962-1982, and then as Lieutenant Governor from 1983-1995. He served in the Air Force from 1951 to 1952, after which he enrolled in University of San Francisco, receiving a BA in history. He attended law school at night while working on political campaigns for Democrats, Phil Burton, Adlai Stevenson and Eugene McAteer. He married in 1955 and entered politics as an administrative assistant to McAteer in 1959. He served as Lt. Governor under Republican George Deukmejian in a time of bitter bipartisanship and political upheavel.
Cataloging source
CLU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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 Leo T. McCarthy : California assemblyman, 1868-1982, California lieutenant governor, 1983-1995, by Carole Hicke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a 13.5-hour interview completed under the auspices of Regional Oral History Office at UC Berkeley and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
[7], 55, [6], 56-219 leaves, bound
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48254040
  • ucoclc48254040
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 Leo T. McCarthy : California assemblyman, 1868-1982, California lieutenant governor, 1983-1995, by Carole Hicke
Publication
Note
Transcript of a 13.5-hour interview completed under the auspices of Regional Oral History Office at UC Berkeley and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
[7], 55, [6], 56-219 leaves, bound
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48254040
  • ucoclc48254040
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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