Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
(Federal public defender and member of Texas National Guard) Born in El Salto, Durango, in 1939; spent his early years in Mexico; educated in El Paso; received law degree from University of Texas Law School in 1968.
Summary of Interview
Biography; recollections about growing up in Mexico and relations with Mexicans; educational experiences in El Paso; Texas National Guard; his work as an attorney in relation to undocumented workers.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Length of Transcript
Interview with Herbert E. Cooper by Richard Estrada, 1977, "Interview no. 417," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.