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The Resource Oral history interview with Thomas H. Willoughby ..., by Ann Lage

Oral history interview with Thomas H. Willoughby ..., by Ann Lage

Label
Oral history interview with Thomas H. Willoughby ..., 1988
Title
Oral history interview with Thomas H. Willoughby ...
Statement of responsibility
by Ann Lage
Inclusive dates
1988
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mr. Willoughby discusses his role as consultant to two major assembly committees, contrasting the styles of committee chairmen Clark Bradley, John Knox, William Craven, Victor Calvo, and Thomas Hannigan and explaining the process of drafting and amending legislation. He describes the genesis of key environmental legislation of the 1960s and 1970s; contrasts Assembly leadership styles of Speakers Leo McCarthy and Willie Brown; and reflects on the roles of Governors Edmund G. Brown, Sr., Ronald Reagan, and Edmund G. Brown, Jr. in the legislative process. He also discusses important cases heard as a member of the Commission on Judicial Performance, 1977-1981
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
Thomas Willoughby served from 1960 to 1983 as a legislative staff member in the California State Assembly. He began in 1960 with a Ford Foundation/Assembly Internship Program fellowship as consultant to the Assembly Public Health Committee. He then served as consultant for the Municipal and County Government Committee (later called the Local Government Committee) from 1961-1977. From 1977-1983, he was consultant to the Assembly Energy and Natural Resources Committee. After leaving the assembly, Mr. Willoughby continued to work with both the legislative and executive branches of California government as manager of state government relations for the Pacific Gas and Electric Company. From 1977 to 1981, he served on the Commission on Judicial Performance.
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 Thomas H. Willoughby ..., by Ann Lage
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a six-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ii, 147 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23121179
  • ucoclc23121179
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 Thomas H. Willoughby ..., by Ann Lage
Publication
Note
Transcript of a six-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ii, 147 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23121179
  • ucoclc23121179
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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