Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

William T. Sweigert Sr.: Administration and Ethics in the Governor's Office and the Courts, California, 1939-1975

Interviewee(s):
Sweigert, William T., Sr.
Interviewer(s):
Fry, Amelia
Title:
William T. Sweigert Sr.: Administration and Ethics in the Governor's Office and the Courts, California, 1939-1975
Abstract:
Comments on Earl Warren's political ethics and philosophy; Sweigert's appointment as Assistant DA, San Mateo County; Warren's attorney general campaign, 1938; attorney general's office: reorganization, 1940, and function in wartime; civil defense; 1942 and 1946 gubernatorial campaigns; Sweigert's appointments to the bench. In a joint interview with Judge Albert C. Wollenberg, Sweigert discusses the Warren health insurance proposal and its rejection by the California Medical Association and by the legislature.
Subject area(s):
Politics, Law, and Policy
Interview date(s):
1972 1973 1975
Project:
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Oskicat record:
b10661659
Rights:
Sweigert, William T., Sr. "William T. Sweigert Sr.: Administration and Ethics in the Governor's Office and the Courts, California, 1939-1975." Interview by Amelia Fry in 1972, 1973 and 1975. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1987.