Interviewee

Fernando Oaxaca

Interviewer

Oscar J. Martinez

Project

Bicentennial

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Associate Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Washington, D.C.

Summary of Interview

Biography; the terms "Chicano"; origin of the name "Oaxaca"; school years at Lamar and El Paso High Schools; poverty in South El Paso; relations with Anglos over the years; experiences at Texas Western College and in the Army; the effects of World War II; beginnings in politics; conversion to the Republican Party; Cabinet Committee on Opportunity for the Spanish Speaking.

Date of Interview

10-23-1975

Length of Interview

1 hour

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Tape Number

No. 196

Transcript Number

No. 196

Length of Transcript

25 pages

Date Transcribed

3-4-1976

Transcriber

Rhonda Hartman

Interview Number

No. 196

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

Comments

See also: Interview no. 416.

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