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The Resource Oral history interview with Vigo G. Nielsen, Jr. ..., by Ann Lage

Oral history interview with Vigo G. Nielsen, Jr. ..., by Ann Lage

Label
Oral history interview with Vigo G. Nielsen, Jr. ..., 1989
Title
Oral history interview with Vigo G. Nielsen, Jr. ...
Statement of responsibility
by Ann Lage
Inclusive dates
1989
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses youth and education in Southern California and at Yale University, his Coro Foundation fellowship and work on Ed Reinecke's first campaign for Congress; Flournoy's campaign for controller in 1966 and his staff position in controller's office; duties and politics of chief administrative officer for Assembly; work of lieutenant governor's office under Reinecke, Reinecke's reelection campaign, alleged perjury. Discusses emergence of field of political law 1972 - present; legal work for Republican Party and candidates and for initiative campaigns; effects of Political Reform Act of 1974. Assesses the Fair Political Practices Commission under four chairmen and changes in the state legislature since 1967
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
Vigo G. Nielsen, Jr., was introduced to politics as a Coro Foundation fellow in 1965. He was administrative assistant to Assemblyman Houston Flournoy in 1966 while managing his campaign for state controller. From 1967-1968 he served as assistant deputy state controller. In 1969 he was chief administrative officer for the California State Assembly during the speakership of Robert Monagan. He was chief of staff for Lieutenant Governor Ed Reinecke from 1970-1971 and managed Reinecke's 1970 campaign for reelection. Since 1972, Mr. Nielsen has been managing partner and specialist in political and state government law for Nielsen, Merksamer, Hodgson, Parrinello and Mueller.
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 Vigo G. Nielsen, Jr. ..., by Ann Lage
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a five-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, 130 leaves, bound
Other physical details
facsimiles
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22962273
  • ucoclc22962273
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 Vigo G. Nielsen, Jr. ..., by Ann Lage
Publication
Note
Transcript of a five-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, 130 leaves, bound
Other physical details
facsimiles
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22962273
  • ucoclc22962273
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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