Senator Fred Harris

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Date of Interview

2010-07-01

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Harris, Fred R., 1930-

Biographical Text

Fred Harris is a former Democratic United States Senator elected twice from the state of Oklahoma. Harris received his Bachelor's and Law degree from the University of Oklahoma. He won a special election in 1964, succeeding Robert S. Kerr. In 1976 and he also became a professor of Political Science at the University of New Mexico.

Duration

2:24:35

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Original Format

MicroCassette

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

Legislators—United States--Oklahoma;
College teachers;
Harris, Fred R., 1930--Interviews

Rights Statement

This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: McKiernan Interviews, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information.

Keywords

Native Americans; Comanche nation; Comanche culture; Americans for Indian Opportunity (AIO); Civil Rights Movement; Integration; Taos Pueblo; Menominee tribe; Racial stereotypes; Baby boom generation; Activism; Native American/ American Indian Movement (AIM).

Files

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Citation

“Senator Fred Harris ,” Digital Collections, accessed August 9, 2020, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/959.

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