Collins, Bill 1973-03-21

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Bill Collins, president of Hemphill-Wells and longtime friend of Preston Smith, offers references for future interviews and his impressions of the former governor.

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Interviewee Name: Bill Collins

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Date: March 21, 1973

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: R. Sylvan Dunn

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Interviewer introduces Preston Smith Oral History Project, Collins reviews his friendship with Smith, Names people who could be interviewed regarding Smith, Praises Smith's effectiveness as governor, Notes the Governor's stress on education, Recalls the years of acquaintance with Smith, Smith solicited his opinions, Characterizes Smith's personality, Discusses education once more, particularly regarding, West Texas and Texas Tech University, Suggests agriculture as topic for future interviews, Explores relationship further

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

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