Wettstein, Wayne and Jim Rice 2020-01-10
This interview features Wayne Wettstein and Jim Rice as they discusses their involvement with the American Agriculture Movement. The interview begins with Wettstein providing his background information and how he got involved in the movement. He then goes on to explain how the movement affected his political views. Rice then provides his own involvement in the movement and some Tractorcade anecdotes. The interview closes with both Wettstein and Rice providing their final thoughts on parity.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Wayne Wettstein and Jim Rice
Additional Parties Recorded: n/a
Date: January 10, 2020
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Katelin Dixon
Length: 00:41:07 (41 minutes)
Introduction and background information; American Ag Movement; Relationships he developed within the movement; 1970s; Different groups in the American Ag Movement; Tractorcade; How the movement shaped his views; politicians; Ways that farming legislation has changed over the years; Jim’s involvement in the movement; Tractorcade anecdotes; Politicians Jim talked to; farm crisis; How the movement shaped Jim’s worldview; final thoughts
Original Recording Format: born digital audio
Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room
Transcript: found here: https://hdl.handle.net/10605/360234
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