Burby discusses his family background, education, World War II military experience, career in journalism, service as press secretary from 1961 to 1967 in the administration of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Sr., and significant events and issues that impacted the Brown administration in that period, and comments on state and local politics in general in Sacramento.
Haas discusses his family and educational background, early journalism career in Los Angeles, brief stint with the Western Beet Sugar Producers, Denver, work with Governor Edmund G. Brown, Sr., from 1962-1966, participation as communications director or press secretary in several critical statewide campaigns in the 1960s and 70s, and continuing work with U.S. Senator Alan Cranston as policy analyst, press secretary, and speechwriter.
Alarcon discusses his family background, education, experience in the military, post-secondary education, and activities, events, and issues during his tenure in the Edmund G. Brown, Sr., administration from 1961-1964, in particular those relating to narcotics, capital punishment, extradition, clemency, and law enforcement.
Luevano discusses his family background, education and activities in East Los Angeles and post-secondary education, state service as a consultant to the state assembly Committee on Ways and Means and as deputy director, Department of Finance, State of California, federal service during the Lyndon B. Johnson administration, and provides many insights into California's three branches of government as a political consultant to the state legislature, as a member of the executive branch during the Edmund G. Brown, Sr., administration, and as an attorney and legal advocate for the disadvantaged.