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University of Houston. Hobby, W.P. (Bill) - Hobby, video 1 of 2. August 8, 2016 and August 15, 2016. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 20, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/2585/show/2581.

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University of Houston. (August 8, 2016 and August 15, 2016). Hobby, W.P. (Bill) - Hobby, video 1 of 2. Oral Histories from the Houston History Project. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/2585/show/2581

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Title Hobby, W.P. (Bill)
Creator (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Creator (Local)
  • Houston History Project
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Young, Nancy Beck, interviewer
Date August 8, 2016 and August 15, 2016
Description Ethnographic summary: Nancy Beck Young interviews former Governor Bill Hobby about Texas politics, his race, and his campaign as governor, and the proceeding of the state House and Senate during his career. He begins by speaking on his thoughts regarding the shift in Texas as a democratic state to a republican state and his thoughts on the future of the state of Texas and its politics. Governor Hobby focuses on recalling his family history, their involvement in Texas politics, his father, Will Hobby, and his tenure as the governor of Texas, and his personal decision to run for office in the state of Texas. Former Governor Hobby also elaborates on the time he spent serving as the Lieutenant Governor of Texas. He recalls stories regarding the Houston Post, the assassination of Kennedy in Dallas, his involvement in the Navy, and the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson. Other topics include OPEC, the Hispanic voting population, the constitutional convention, the Sharpstown scandal, and Governor Hobby’s thoughts on the administration of other Governors and Lieutenant Governors of Texas.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Politics and government
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Hobby, Bill, 1932-
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Moving Image
  • Sound
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, HHA 01106
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
Digital Collection Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted: This item is protected by copyright. Copyright to this resource is held by the creator or current rights holder; however, you are free to use this item for educational purposes without obtaining permission from the rights holder(s). For other uses, permission from the rights-holder(s) is required.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Hobby, video 1 of 2
Format (IMT)
  • video/mp4
File Name hhaoh_201703_064_001.mp4
Access File Run Time 01:27:15