Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
UTEP Professor Emeritus.
Summary of Interview
Discusses his family's political ties with the Democratic Party. How as a young boy was taught loyalty and discipline as party member. The Politics and the University.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour and 35 minutes
Interview with Melvin Potter Straus by Scott White, 1998, "Interview no. 939," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.