Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page

Document Details


Title: Gallegos, Mario
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Texas, Arlington. Central Library. Special Collections Department
Collection: Tejano Voices: University of Texas at Arlington Center for Mexican American Studies Oral History Project
Description: The interview begins with a discussion of Gallego's politically active family in which he talks about the influence his parents exercised on his involvement in political activities. Throughout the interview, he describes numerous candidates he worked for politically and tells how he assisted them in their campaigns. He talks about the internal politics among Mexican American leaders and how relations soured into political rifts and factions. Gallegos describes how being a member of the Texas Senate is different from being a member of the Texas House. He talks about the nature of the Hispanic Senate Caucus and how it operates. He concludes by identifying education and economic development as the most important issues facing the Mexican American community.
Extent: 50 pages
URL: http://libraries.uta.edu/tejanovoices/transcripts/TV_040.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1998 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Gallegos, Mario, 1950-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 8-Sep-1950
Age at speaking: 48
Document location: Houston, TX
Document date: 02-Jun-1998
Interviewer: Gutierrez, Jose Angel
Organizations discussed: Texas. State Legislature; U.S. Congress. House of Representatives; U.S. Congress. Senate
Locations discussed: Harris County, TX; Houston, TX; North America; Texas; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Harris County, TX; Hispanic American leadership; Hispanic American leadership--Texas; Hispanic American politicians; Hispanic Americans; Houston, TX; North America; Oral history; Political campaigns--Texas; Political campaigns--United States; Political science; Texas; Texas. State Legislature; Texas--Politics and government; U.S. Congress. House of Representatives; U.S. Congress. Senate; United States; United States--Politics and government
Topics discussed - Other terms: Hispanic Senate Caucus
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0000200-145