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Interviewee:Frances Farenthold
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Frances Farenthold, December 14, 1974. Interview A-0186.
Texas State Legislator Describes Changes in Texas Politics During the Late 1960s and Early 1970s: A two-term member of the Texas state legislature, Frances Farenthold describes reform efforts in Texas politics during the late 1960s and early 1970s. In addition, Farenthold talks about what she perceives as a decline in overt racism during the post-World War II years, the role of women, and other demographic and sociocultural changes in Texas politics.
Interviewee: Frances Farenthold    Interviewer: Jack Bass, Walter DeVries
Duration: 01:27:39     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 7 excerpts.