Whitworth, Harry, Al Marek and George Mahon 1972

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On Side 1, an unidentified interviewer on KFYO radio in Lubbock discusses proposed pesticide legislation with Harry Whitworth and Czechoslovakian textile machinery with Al Marek. Side 2 is a speech by Congressman George Mahon on the occasion of the unveiling of a bronze bust of himself.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Harry Whitworth, Al Marek, and George Mahon

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1972

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Side 1: KFYO Radio Announcer; Side 2: None Given

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Harry Whitworth, Chemical Licensing Bill, Effect on farmers, Penalties, Texas Agricultural Chemical Association, Purpose, Membership, Licensing Bill (again), Switch from local to national control, Timetable, Indemnity for chemical companies, DDT ban, Mistake, State legislators, Al Marek, Czechoslovakian textile machinery, Visit to Lubbock, Czech textile mills, Cotton in Czechoslovakia, Spinning methods, Open-end, Yarn quality, Popularity, Advertisements, [Blank tape at end].

Tape 1, Side 2: Introduction, George Mahon, Introduction, Charles Guy, Early career, Bronze bust of Mahon, [Speech interrupted, then resumed], Acknowledgement, Farm Bureau, Agriculture legislation, Conclusion, Closing, Benediction.

Range Dates: 1930-1972

Bulk Dates: 1968-1972

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