Title

Taylor, Barbara: Moscone administration and Dan White

Creator

Barbara Taylor

Abstract

Barbara Taylor: In a nut shell, George Moscone and his administration handled Dan White's resignation very poorly. After Dan White resigned, he had a change of heart, he wanted his job back, and went again, perhaps very naively, went to mayor Moscone and ask the mayor to give him his job back. We, of course, don't know exactly what words were exchanged, but it appears that Dan White, for whatever reason, left that meeting thinking that he was going to get his job back, when in fact that wasn’t the case. And that led to the, you know, to the chain of events, the horrible chain of events that followed.

Type

Interview

Date Original

2011-02-16

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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