Oral Histories

Interview of Carlos J. Moorhead

California assembly member from 1967 to 1972. Member of the U.S. House of Representatives in California from 1973 to 1997.
California State Archives State Government Oral History Program: Interview with Carlos J. Moorhead
California State Archives State Government Oral History Program
Politics and Government
Biographical Note:
California assembly member from 1967 to 1972. Member of the U.S. House of Representatives in California from 1973 to 1997.
Yates, Susan Douglass
Moorhead, Carlos J.
Persons Present:
Moorhead and Yates.
Place Conducted:
Moorhead's office in Glendale, California.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in 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, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., History, California State University, Sacramento.Yates prepared for the interview by researching Moorhead's papers which are deposited at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA, and are cataloged as the Carlos J. Moorhead Collection #494, 1973-1996.
Processing of Interview:
Jennifer E. Levine, editorial assistant, UCLA Oral History Program, checked the verbatim manuscript of the interview against the original tape recordings, edited forpunctuation, paragraphing, and spellings, and with the interviewer verified proper names. Insertions by the editor are bracketed. Susan Douglass Yates, editor, prepared the table of contents, biographical summary, and interview history. Moorhead reviewed the edited transcript and returned it with only minor corrections.
9.25 hrs.
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.