Feinstein, Dianne: Changing demographics in the 1970s


Dianne Feinstein: It was a very different time. The so-called “Old-time San Franciscans”, Irish, Italians, Polish, other groups were moving out, and they were being replaced by a different community. Hispanics were moving in. Asians were expanding. A large Gay Community who came to San Francisco expecting, I guess all kinds of things tied up in a package. So it was a very different time, and the city, I think was very tumultuous. And during that later time, we began something that I happen to have a great disagreement with, and that was District Election of supervisors.


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

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