Rio Grande Valley - Oral Histories

Raul Longoria Longoria and Earline Moorman Longoria - Part 02

Raul Longoria Longoria and Earline Moorman Longoria - Part 02

Raul Longoria Longoria
Earline Moorman Longoria
Robert Everett Norton

Description

0:00 - Continuation of part 01.

0:56 - Senator Bentsen.

4:50 - Earline's career and experience in law.

10:56 - Female attorneys and Earline's practice.

18:26 - High points and low points of being the wife of a public servant.

22:22 - Immigration and the border.

31:30 - Politics and political procedures.

33:50 - First experiences with the Legislature.

43:00 The Highway Department and funding for the expressway.

46:04 - The Longoria family.

47:16 - Growth and expansion of the Rio Grande Valley and UTPA.

52:14 - How many terms Raul spent in the House of Representatives and some of the legislation he was involved with.

54:10 - The Railroad Commission.

56:20 - The Senate.

58:18 - The Vietnam War and how it affected Texas from a political standpoint.