Brannin, Carl 1983-01-26

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Carl Brannin discusses his development of humanist thought as a Socialist, and the Socialist movement in the United States and in Texas.

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Interviewee Name: Carl Brannin

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Date: January 26, 1983

Location: Dallas, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Thomas Hickey, Germans to Texas (1840s), Darvin Cain (SMU), Descending Opinion, Development of Humanist beliefs (1912), Populist movement, WW II protestor, Eugene v. Debs (1912), Socialism in Texas (1930), WW I era, Chicago shootings, Socialist Movement, United States, Germany, Describes Russia (1925, 1967), Career, Free Thinkers Church (Cincinnati, Ohio), Graduate of Texas A&M, Political thought, Movements, Herbert Bigelow books, Letters to editors, Orwell's _1984_ predictions, Atomic energy factor, Nuclear weapons, Spread of Unitarianism

Tape 1, Side 2: Training of Unitarian ministers, Methodist liberals, Unitarian Church, Liberalizing attitude, Texas A&M strike (1909), Rev. Herbert Bigelow (again), Congregational minister, Unitarian Movement, Dallas YMCA, George Clifton Edwards, Progressive ideas, House of Representatives candidate, Judge Sarah T. Hughes, Concern with human welfare, The Laborer, Socialist Weekly (Texas), Thomas Hickey (again), The Rip Saw, Socialist papers, Thurber, Texas, Miners' shower baths, Description of town, Desdemona Oil Company, Debs (after 1912) (again), Texas Railroad strikers

Range Dates: 1840s-1967

Bulk Dates: 1912-1967

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