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Document Details


Title: Tom Steed
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Rose State College. Eastern Oklahoma County Regional History Center
Collection: Eastern Oklahoma County Regional History Center Oral History Collection
Description: An interview by history instructor James Lazalier with retired Congressman Tom Steed. The Congressman describes how he got into politics in 1948 and his 32-year career as a Representative. He discusses, among other things, his toughest opponent in a race, his greatest accomplishments, including the superhighway bill, his leadership of the Subcommittee on Appropriations, and problems of low voter turnout and political pressure groups.
URL: http://www.rose.edu/EOCRHC/Oral-Steed.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Steed, Tom
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Congressman; Politician
Document date: 1982
Interviewer: Lasalier, James
Organizations discussed: Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, OK; U.S. Air Force
Locations discussed: North America; Oklahoma; Oklahoma City, OK; Southwestern States; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cities and towns--Oklahoma; Community; Local history; Military bases, American; North America; Oklahoma; Oklahoma City, OK; Oklahoma--History; Oral history; Southwestern States; Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, OK; U.S. Air Force; United States; War
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0026042-28012