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The Resource Oral history interview with Lucien C. Haas ..., by Carlos Vásquez

Oral history interview with Lucien C. Haas ..., by Carlos Vásquez

Label
Oral history interview with Lucien C. Haas ..., 1989
Title
Oral history interview with Lucien C. Haas ...
Statement of responsibility
by Carlos Vásquez
Inclusive dates
1989
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Haas discusses his family and educational background, early journalism career in Los Angeles, brief stint with the Western Beet Sugar Producers, Denver, work with Governor Edmund G. Brown, Sr., from 1962-1966, participation as communications director or press secretary in several critical statewide campaigns in the 1960s and 70s, and continuing work with U.S. Senator Alan Cranston as policy analyst, press secretary, and speechwriter
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
Lucien C. Haas began his journalistic career with the Los Angeles Daily News after World War II military service, and worked for other publications until 1961, when he joined the staff of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Sr., as associate press secretary. He wrote speeches, handled press relations, and participated in policy development until Brown's 1966 loss to Ronald Reagan. Haas also worked as communications director or press secretary in several critical statewide campaigns: the 1962 gubernatorial race between Brown and Richard M. Nixon; the 1966 Brown campaign against Reagan; the 1968 senatorial race between Alan Cranston and Maxwell L. Rafferty, Jr.; the 1969 Los Angeles mayoral race between Thomas Bradley and Samuel W. Yorty; the 1970 gubernatorial contest between Reagan and Jesse M. Unruh; the 1972 presidential campaign in California between George S. McGovern and Nixon; and the 1974 senatorial contest between Cranston and H.L. Richardson.
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 Lucien C. Haas ..., by Carlos Vásquez
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of an eight-and-one-half-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 332 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23058187
  • ucoclc23058187
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 Lucien C. Haas ..., by Carlos Vásquez
Publication
Note
Transcript of an eight-and-one-half-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 332 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23058187
  • ucoclc23058187
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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