Title

Schact, Linda: Moscone's win over Barbagelata

Abstract

Linda Schact: That night that George Moscone beat John Barbagelata by just this much, I was wherever George’s victory party was and talking to him and suddenly looks [at me] and says “Linda, did I really only beat John Barbagelata by that much?” I said “Yeah, less than one percent.” He seemed to not be able to believe it. Jon Rubin: [He wasn’t very happy.] Linda Schact: No, no. Jon Rubin: And that was [a slim margin]. Linda Schact: Yeah, and it was not only just a slim margin. A victory is a victory, but it was a very slim margin, and that foretold trouble ahead.

Type

Interview

Date Original

2011-04-24

Relation

The Moscone oral history interviews are part of the George Moscone Collection, MSS 328.

Contributing Institution

Holt-Atherton Special Collections and Archives, University of the Pacific Library

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