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David E. Pesonen: Oral History Interview with David E. Pesonen: Chair, Californians for Nuclear Safeguards, 1974-1976;Member, State Board of Forestry, 1977-1979;Director, Department of Forestry, 1979-1983;Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge, 1983-1985

Interviewee(s):
Pesonen, David E.
Interviewer(s):
Lage, Ann
Title:
David E. Pesonen: Oral History Interview with David E. Pesonen: Chair, Californians for Nuclear Safeguards, 1974-1976;Member, State Board of Forestry, 1977-1979;Director, Department of Forestry, 1979-1983;Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge, 1983-1985
Abstract:
Campaign for California's 1976 Nuclear Safeguards Initiative: national support, People's Lobby, Creative Initiative, relationship with legislative efforts and with Governor Jerry Brown; service on State Board of Forestry; management of the Department of Forestry: restructuring departmental administration, diversifying personnel, working with Secretary for Resources Huey Johnson, fire fighting and resources programs; appointment and service as superior court judge in Contra Costa County. [This interview is a portion of the ROHO oral history of Pesonen listed under Environmental Activism.]
Subject area(s):
Politics, Law, and Policy
Interview date(s):
1992
Project:
California State Politics
Oskicat record:
b10996081
Rights:
Pesonen, David E. . "David E. Pesonen: Oral History Interview with David E. Pesonen: Chair, Californians for Nuclear Safeguards, 1974-1976;Member, State Board of Forestry, 1977-1979;Director, Department of Forestry, 1979-1983;Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge, 1983-1985." Interview by Ann Lage in 1992. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, .