Formby, Marshall 1975-09-19

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Mr. Formby discusses his Senate career, military involvement in World War II, and his interest in radio.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name:Marshall Formby

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Date: September 19, 1975

Location: Plainview, Texas

Interviewer: Byron Price

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Election (1940), Campaign style, Freshmen members, Sessions, Committees, Agriculture, Finance, Penitentiary, Raising old age pension, Lobbying, Communication, Strong personalities in Senate, Allan Shivers, Doc Lanning, John Lee Smith, Liberalism vs. conservatism, Food stamps, Employment opportunities, Military service (World War II), Atomic bomb memory, University of Texas (1947), Radio station, Ownership and management, Clint Formby as partner, Texas Association of Broadcasters, Baylor Law School, Texas Highway Commission

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1940-1947

Bulk Dates: 1940-1947

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