Oral Histories

Interview of Alan G. Sieroty

California senator from 1977 to 1982. California assembly member from 1967 to 1977.
Alan G. Sieroty
California State Archives State Government Oral History Program
Politics and Government
Biographical Note:
California senator from 1977 to 1982. California assembly member from 1967 to 1977.
Vasquez, Carlos
Sieroty, Alan G.
Persons Present:
Sieroty and Vasquez.
Place Conducted:
Sieroty's office in Los Angeles, California.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewer Background and Preparation:
The interview was conducted by Carlos Vasquez, Director UCLA State Government Interview Series, UCLA Oral History Program; B.A., Political Science, UCLA; M.A., Political Science, Stanford University; Ph.D. candidate, History, UCLA.There exist no private papers which the interviewer was able to consult for this interview.
Processing of Interview:
Lisa White checked the verbatim manuscript of the interview against the original tape recordings and with editor, David Gist, edited for punctuation, paragraphing, and spellings, and with the interviewer verified proper names. Insertions by the editors are bracketed. The interviewer prepared the introductory materials.
Series Statement:
Interviews in this series were undertaken by the UCLA Oral History Program under the auspices of the California State Archives and in conjunction with the California State University, Fullerton, Oral History Program; California State University, Sacramento, Center for California Studies Oral History Program; Claremont Graduate School Oral History Program; and the University of California, Berkeley, Regional Oral History Office. Funds were allocated to the state archives after Governor George Deukmejian signed into law Assembly Bill 2104 (Chapter 965 of the Statutes of 1985), establishing a state government oral history program "to provide through the use of oral history a continuing documentation of state policy development as reflected in California's legislative and executive history." All interviews in the series are available at the California State Archives in Sacramento.
Family background and education; involvement with California Democratic Council; Glenn M. Anderson; elected to represent Fifty-ninth Assembly District; Committee on Criminal Justice; Select Committee on Coastal Zone Resources; elected to represent Twenty-second Senate District; Committee on Education; Committee on Public Employment and Retirement; capital punishment; petroleum industry issues.