Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

John Francis Neylan: Politics, Law and the University of California

Interviewee(s):
Neylan, John Francis
Interviewer(s):
Gilb, Corinne
Bean, Walton
Title:
John Francis Neylan: Politics, Law and the University of California
Abstract:
Newspaper reporting in San Francisco during graft prosecutions; chairman, State Board of Control under Governor Hiram Johnson; Johnson administration, personalities, Jack Eshleman, Fremont Older; attorney for William R. Hearst; role of Hearst and Neylan in 1932 nomination of Franklin D. Roosevelt; defense of Anita Whitney; views on organized labor; regent, University of California, on finance committee, appropriations, academic attitudes, the history of the loyalty oath controversy.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Arts and Letters
Interview date(s):
1961
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11234833
Rights:
Neylan, John Francis. "John Francis Neylan: Politics, Law and the University of California." Interview by Corinne Gilb and Walton Bean in 1961. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1961.