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Ralph M. Brody

Ralph M. Brody (1912-1981) served as Gov. Pat Brown’s special counsel on water issues and chief deputy director of the Department of Water Resources.
He was instrumental in ensuring passage of the State Water Project in 1960. He chaired the California Water Commission from 1960 -1966. From 1960 until his retirement in 1977, he was manager and chief counsel for Westlands Water District.

Here are his thoughts on the assassination of John F Kennedy sometime in 1963, shortly after it happened.  Interesting interview.


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