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Journalist Liz Carpenter accepts Thomas Jefferson Award on behalf of Governor Ella Grasso.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Liz Carpenter

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: February 19, 1977

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Speech

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Presentation of award, Acceptance by Liz Carpenter, L. B. J., on Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson, on the media, Jefferson, on women, John Tower, on Liz Carpenter, Southerner in the White House, General Tombs: Confederacy, Carpenter's experience in Washington, Rural Texas of the past, Washington politics in the 1970s, Election of Jimmy Carter, Reasons for return to Texas, Sunbelt comes of age, Hope for "new era", Suspicion stemming from Watergate, New ideals of journalists, Dangers faced, Shortcomings of American journalism, Cynicism, Showbusiness in the news room, Effect of Watergate on journalism, Journalism and contemporary "movements", Need for broad perspectives, Wind-up, Dr. Glenn Barnett, Department of Mass Communication, Texas Tech University, Quality of Department Advisory Committee, Presentation of picture to Jack Butler, Acceptance by Jack Butler, Closing remarks

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1940-1977

Bulk Dates: 1970-1977

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