Kreidler, Tai 1991-11-08

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Tai Kreidler, associate archivist for the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech, discusses the Texas oil industry on the Big Ed Show, KFMX, Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Tai Kreidler

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: November 08, 1991

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Big Ed Show, KFMX Radio

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Early interest in oil industry, Holdings of Southwest Collection, Impact of oil on the cattle industry, Ph. D. work, Dissertation, Research, Post war oil industry, West Texas, Zapata Corporation, Laughlin Brothers, George Bush, Relationship with Zapata, Brothers, Bill Clements, Texas oil museums, Big Texas oil booms, Spindletop (1900), West Texas, Borger, Texas (1926), Luling, Texas, Bill Clements (again), Reasons for pursuing politics, Background, Opportunity in oil industry, Horizontal drilling, Commercials, Culligan water, Associated Farmer Delinting, Littlefield, Texas, Avis rental, Premier Travel, ABC News, Federal Reserve discount rate, Commercials, K-Mart photo, GMAC, ABC News (again), Senator Dick Thornberg.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1900-1991

Bulk Dates: 1900-1991

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