Buchanan, J W 1985-10-02

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State Representative John W. (Buck) Buchanan discusses proposed legislation for water development in Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: J. W. "Buck" Buchanan

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Date: October 2, 1985

Location: Dumas, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Water proposal before Texas Legislature, Tenets, Priority water usage, Need for water resource development, Effect of environmentalist groups on water use, Influence of City of Houston on water proposals, Opposition to water development bond issues, 1985, Interstate Water Compact Commission, Texas-Arkansas study of surplus water, mid 1960s, Potential for water usage, Grain sorghum and poultry negotiations, Breakdown in negotiations, Governor Bill Clements, Opposition to interstate water compacts, East Texas, Gulf Coast

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1960-1985

Bulk Dates: 1960-1985

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