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Interview with Clifford P. Hansen, April 19, 1971

Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia
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00:00:01 - Opinion of Richard Russell as a senator

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Partial Transcript: -ates, April the 19th, 1971. I'm in the office of U.S. Senator Clifford P. Hansen

Keywords: Republicans; Senator John Williams; Senator Milward Simpson; Southern Democrats; United States Constitution; national defense; precedent

00:07:14 - Richard Russell's and Hansen's college experiences / Russell's and Hansen's voting record

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Partial Transcript: Senator Hansen, could you recall any of the maybe specific conversations that you had with him on the Senate Floor?

Keywords: Civil Rights legislation; Democratic Party; Republican Party; Senate Appropriations Committee; Senator biographies; Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity; bipartisan voting; national defense; patriotism

00:13:47 - Civil Rights legislation and the U.S. education system

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Partial Transcript: I know that when you were Governor of Wyoming, prior to your being governor, I guess I should say, you were president of the Board of Trustees...

Keywords: Arapaho Tribe; Bureau of Indian Affairs; Georgia Board of Regents; Shoshone Tribe; University of Wyoming; busing; integration; practical pragmatism; racism

00:19:49 - Reliance of presidents upon Richard Russell / The U.S. Constitution

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Partial Transcript: Much has been written about Russell being an adviser to six or seven presidents.

Keywords: Americans for Constitutional Action; Constitution of the United States of America; Nixon Administration; President Richard Nixon