Gutierrez, Francisco J 1999-05-12

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Francisco Gutierrez discusses growing up in Lubbock, Texas, the Vietnam War, and politics

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Francisco J. Gutierrez

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: May 12, 1999

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 01:04:12


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Born in Lubbock, Texas on December 31, 1948, parents, occupations, siblings, childhood, neighborhood, reason for name, education, difficulties with language barrier and learning disabilities, favorite subjects, Vietnam War, experiences, friendships formed, returning home, changes and maturity, wife, children, Texas Tech University, GI Bill, political science, dropped out, went back and graduated, experiences, lack of skills for higher education


Tape 1, Side 2: draft dodgers, volunteering for army, Lubbock Texas, hispanic community, politics, lack of numbers and motivation, voting, Victor Hernandez, opinions, single-member districts, problems, changes needed


Range Dates: 1948-1999

Bulk Dates: 1966-1999


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