Mahon, George, and Kent Hance 1980

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U. S. Congressman Kent Hance interviews his predecessor, ex-congressman George Mahon, on his radio and television show, "From Washington." Mahon discusses politics and various events of his career.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: George Mahon and Kent Hance

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1980

Location: Washington, D.C.

Interviewer: Kent Hance

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: George Mahon, Congressional Committees, Agricultural Committee, Kent Hance, Army Sub-committee of Appropriations Committee, Atomic defense project, Visit to Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Pearl Harbor, Trip to Chung-king, China (1945), Pat Hurley, US ambassador, Luncheon with Chinese leaders, Trip to Tehran, Iran, Visit with Shah, World problems, Nuclear weapons, Missile technology, Vietnam, Nature of national problems, Importance of support of colleagues, Firm stand as a legislator, Sam Rayburn, Texas Congressman, Former presidents, Lyndon B. Johnson, Harry S. Truman, Gerald R. Ford.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1935-1980

Bulk Dates: 1935-1957

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