US Congressman Harry Mitchell Oral History Project

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Matt Weisman, Deputy Chief of Staff for Representative Harry Mitchell of the 5th Congressional District of Arizona, discusses his career and his time working with Mitchell.

Contributors
Berman, David R., Weisman, Matt
Created Date
2010

David R. Berman, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Arizona State University, interviews Congressman Harry Mitchell about his early influences, political career, and service as a US Representative for the 5th Congressional District of Arizona.

Contributors
Berman, David R., Mitchell, Harry E.
Created Date
2012-04-02

Alexis Tameron, staff member for former Congressman Harry Mitchell, describes her experiences as a student Democratic Party leader, working for Harry Mitchell’s campaigns, and her time in Washington D.C. as Mitchell’s chief of staff.

Contributors
Berman, David R., Tameron, Alexis
Created Date
2011

Robbie Sherwood, District Director for former Congressman Harry Mitchell, describes his experiences working for Harry Mitchell in his district office in Scottsdale, Arizona and as an award winning journalist for the Arizona Republic covering the Arizona legislature.

Contributors
Berman, David R., Sherwood, Robbie
Created Date
2011

Reed Adamson, Campaign Director for former Congressman Harry Mitchell, describes his experiences working for Harry Mitchell's campaign in 2010. Reed talks about his background and interest in politics beginning with learning about Health Care Insurance, the growth of immigration reform, the Arizona State Democratic party, and his changing roles working for Harry.

Contributors
Berman, David R., Adamson, Reed
Created Date
2011

Chris Quigley, Director of Administration for former Congressman Harry Mitchell, describes her experiences working for Harry Mitchell.

Contributors
Berman, David R., Quigley, Chris
Created Date
2011

Elizabeth Higgins, staffer for former Congressman Harry Mitchell, describes her experiences working for Mitchell during his time as an Arizona State legislator and as a member of the U.S. Congress representing Arizona's 5th congressional district.

Contributors
Berman, David R., Higgins, Elizabeth
Created Date
2011

Video recordings of interviews with Congressman Harry Mitchell and six members of his Washington and Arizona staff. Interviews were conducted between December 2010 and April 2012 by Dr. David Berman of Arizona State University. Staff interviewees are Reed Adamson, Elizabeth Higgins, Chris Quigley, Robbie Sherwood, Alexis Tameron and Matt Weisman. Interviews with Mitchell, Higgins and Quigley were conducted in the historic Senator Carl T. Hayden Office at Hayden Library. The interview with Matt Weisman was conducted at the US House of Representatives studio in Washington DC. Support for this project was provided by the Luhrs Family Endowment.