Interviewee

Sam J. Ervin Jr.

Interviewer

John F. Cissell

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Abstract

In his March 7, 1981 interview with John Cissell, Sam Ervin recounts his work as a U.S. Senator for North Carolina. Ervin explains his defense of Jim Crow Laws and his involvement in an investigative committee that unveiled the Watergate Scandal. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.

Publication Date

3-7-1981

Unique Identifier

OH 123

Format

Cassette

Length

38 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is open for use

Series

Civil Rights Movement, Politics

Disciplines

Oral History

Keywords

Senator, North Carolina, Watergate, Civil Rights, Reagan Administration, Busing

Interview with Sam J. Ervin

LC Subject Headings

African American legislators -- United States, Busing for school integration -- Law and legislation, Watergate Affair, 1972-1974, Civil rights

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