Oral Histories

Interview of Meldon Levine

California assembly member from 1977 to 1982. Member of the U.S. House of Representatives in California from 1983 to 1993.
California State Archives State Government Oral History Program: Interview with Meldon Levine
California State Archives State Government Oral History Program
Politics and Government
Yates, Susan Douglass
Levine, Meldon
Persons Present:
Levine and Yates.
Place Conducted:
Levine'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 Susan Douglass Yates, Senior Writer, UCLA Oral History Program; B.A., History, UC Santa Cruz; M.A., History, California State University, Sacramento. Yates prepared for the interview by conducting research in the California Journal, Los Angeles Times, Statement of Vote, and Assembly Final History.
Processing of Interview:
Yates edited for punctuation, paragraphing, and spelling, verified proper names, and prepared the table of contents, biographical summary, and interview history. Levine reviewed the edited transcript and returned it with only minor corrections.
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.