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Click the thumbnail images below to play clips of Kansas Governor William Avery discussing his experience as governor of Kansas from January 11, 1965 to January 9, 1967. Bob Beatty, Political Science Department, Washburn University, conducts the interview as part of the Kansas Governors Recorded History and Documentary Project, Dr. Bob Beatty and Washburn University, 2005. A complete transcript of the interview is available by clicking Text Version below. The interview is the basis for Beatty's article "'You have to like people': A Conversation with Former Governor William H. Avery," Kansas History, v30 (Spring 2007/2008).
Creator: Beatty, Bob, 1966-
Date: December 5, 2003
Item Number: 212031
Call Number: 2006-372.01
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212031
Collections - Audio-visual
Date - 1960s
Date - 2000s - 2003
Environment - Water - Dams
Environment - Water - Dams - Tuttle Creek
Environment - Water - Reservoirs - Tuttle Creek
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress - House of Representatives - Avery, William Henry, 1911-
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Avery, William H.
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Film
People - Notable Kansans - Avery, William Henry, 1911-2009
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Places - Rivers - Big Blue
Thematic Time Period - The Sixties and Vietnam, 1961 - 1975
Type of Material - Film and video - Oral histories