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New arenas of black influence: Yvonne Brathwaite Burke

Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Center for Oral History Research

Collection Description (Extant): Burke discussed her early career and entry into politics. She went on to relate her perceptions of the California State Assembly and the Reagan administration, of the governor's relations with the legislature as a whole and with individual legislators, and of the administration's responsiveness to minorities and women. Burke also discussed legislation that she sponsored and issues with which she was especially concerned as an assemblywoman.

Collection URL: http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/hb3t1nb5jn/ External Link

Date(s): 1982

Digital Status: Yes

Finding Aid URL: http://oralhistory.library.ucla.edu/Browse.do?descCvPk=27753 External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: See the interviews with Burke in the National Visionary Leadership collection and the History Makers collection.

Interviewees: Yvonne Brathwaite Burke

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American politicians--California
African American women--Political activity
California--Politics and government
Civil rights movements--California
United States. Congress. House

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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