OH 0160

HALL, Ralph (b. 1923)

Political Service: Texas Senate
Political Party: Democrat
His experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-first and Sixty-second Legislatures. One-year versus two-year budget; tax legislation; University of Texas at Dallas; teacher pay raise; anti-riot legislation; state sales tax; “grocery tax”; destination tax; comments about Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes; deficit financing; corporate profits tax; Sharpstown stock-fraud scandal; ethics legislation; redistricting; his campaign for the office of lieutenant governor; comments about Governor Preston Smith.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 109 pp
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Ronald E. Marcello
Date of Interview
January 17, 1970 to July 2, 1971

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