The University of Texas at Austin
Ben Barnes [interview], Part 2
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Identifier: e_txs_0002
Title: Ben Barnes [interview], Part 2
Description: Tape 1, side B. Barnes continuing his discussion of his experiences in the Texas House of Representatives, including his role in creating the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and outlining the politics surrounding taxes to fund public and higher education in the 1960s and today. Barnes also discusses his term as lieutenant governor, the Sharpstown scandal, his failed race for governer in 1972, and the relationship between liberal and conservative factions within the Texas Democratic Party.
City: Austin
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 2004/09/27
Creator: Barnes, Ben (interviewee); Cox, Patrick (interviewer); Phillips, Michael (interviewer)
Source: Texas Speakers Oral History Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2.325/E458a
Format: Audiocassette
Duration: 46 minutes, 47 seconds
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