Speaker: Norman M. Clapp
Date: December 6, 1968
Staff Assistant to U.S. senator Robert LaFollette (1935-1937, 1939-1942). Delegate to the Democratic National Convention of 1956. Familiar with the Proxmire-Johnson Controversy, reaction to presidential candidates in Wisconsin, religion as issue in the 1960 campaign. Administrator of the Rural Electrification Administration (REA) beginning in 1961 and through the time of the interview in 1968. Addresses its importance in Texas and Johnson?s interest concerning it.