Oral history interview with John F. Burby
- By Carlos Vasquez.
- Physical description
- ii, 178 leaves ; 28 cm.
- 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.
- Burby, John.
- Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996.
- Behrens, Earl C. (Earl Charles), 1892-1985
- Champion, Hale.
- Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994.
- Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
- Chessman, Caryl, 1921-1960.
- Unruh, Jesse, 1922-1987.
- Dutton, Frederick G., 1923-
- Blanchard, Robert.
- Landsberg, Morris.
- Ringer, Roy J., 1918-
- Haas, Lou.
- Guggenheim, Charles.
- Poole, Cecil F., 1914-1997
- Bradley, Donald L.
- California. Legislature.
- California. Governor.
- United States. Department of Transportation
- United States. Department of Defense.
- Capitol News Service (Sacramento, Calif.)
- California Democratic Council.
- International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union.
- United States. Army. Air Corps.
- Honolulu Advertiser.
- San Francisco chronicle.
- Washington post.
- National Journal (Washington, D.C.)
- Los Angeles times.
- Capital punishment > California.
- Journalism > Political aspects > California.
- Broadcasting > Law and legislation > California.
- Telecommunication > California.
- Journalism > Hawaii.
- Labor unions > Hawaii > Organizing.
- Oral history.
- California > Politics and government.
- Publication date
- In 1961 Governor Edmund G. Brown, Sr. named John F. (Jack) Burby his press secretary. Burby held that position until 1967. Previously a journalist for the Hawaii bureau of United Press, the "Honolulu Advertiser," and the "San Francisco Chronicle," Burby went on to edit and publish the "National Journal" (Washington, D.C.) from 1970 to 1974. In 1978, he became a staff writer for the "Los Angeles Times" and, in 1983, was named assistant editor of the editorial pages. He is the author of the book,"The Great American Motion Sickness" (1971).
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