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