OH 0038

BARNES, Ben (b. 1937)

Political Service: Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, 1964-68, Lieutenant Governor, 1968-72
Political Party: Democrat
His experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature. One-year versus two-year budget; creation of new four-year colleges; influence of beer and liquor lobby; sales tax exemptions; comments about Speaker Gus Mutscher; revenue legislation; annual legislative sessions; future political ambitions.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 19 pp
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Ronald E. Marcello
Date of Interview January 5, 1970

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