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Emma Long

Speaker: Emma Long
Date: June 1, 1987
Married to R.J. Long, whom Congressman Johnson offered a job as assistant news director of KTBC. Worked on a Texas city council for sixteen and a half years and helped organize the county for the liberal Democrats during the fight with Governor Allan Shivers (1952). Involved in precinct conventions and attended national democratic conventions. Discusses in detail Texas politics and comments on Johnson?s earlier political life beginning with his years as Director of the Texas NYA.