Freeman, Mr and Mrs J H 1973-08-14

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Mrs. J. H. Freeman, sister of Preston Smith, discusses Smith's family background and early life and expresses attitudes toward Smith's political career.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Freeman

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: August 14, 1973

Location: Lamesa, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background and family life described, Recollections of Preston Smith, Father's interest in politics noted, Mentions attendance at summer revivals, Attitudes toward Smith's political career expressed, States attitude toward Sharpstown scandal, Resentful attitude toward Texas Tech examined.

Tape 1, Side 2: Relates contacts with Smith while he was Governor, Smith's moving picture theatre business discussed, Expressions of attitude toward Smith's political future, Smith's brothers and sisters enumerated, family discussed, Make suggestions for additional interviews.

Range Dates: none given

Bulk Dates: none given

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