McCathern, Gerald 2016-03-24

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This interview features Gerald McCathern. McCathern discusses his post-military life. To this end, McCathern talks about attending Texas Tech University, getting married, and working in the geological field. McCathern discusses in involvement with the American Ag Movement and his participation in the Tractorcade.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Gerald McCathern

Additional Parties Recorded:n/a

Date: March 24, 2016

Location: Hereford, Texas

Interviewer: Monte Monroe

Length: 01:53:12 (1 hour, 53 minutes)


Meeting Bonnie; Texas Tech; Getting a job in Midland, farming in Hereford; Getting married; College experience; Lobbying; Ag Movement; Pueblo and American Ag; Washington, D.C.; Ag meetings with Colorado people; Planning tractorcade to D.C.; Driving in the tractorcade

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room

Transcript: forthcoming

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