Kerstein, Robert J.; University of South Florida Libraries -- Florida Studies Center.|Oral History Program; University of South Florida -- Tampa Library
University of South Florida Libraries
During the tenure of Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman (1986-1995), Sonny Oppenheim served as the Mayor's Administrative Aide. The interview begins with Ms. Oppenheim discussing her background and her move from Brooklyn, New York, to Tampa when she was nineteen years old. Ms. Oppenheim discusses various city programs including "Peer to Peer" and "Paint Your Heart Out." She also talks about the mayor's problems with the Tampa Police Department over the "take home cars" issue. There is also a discussion about the positive relationship the mayor's office had with the press during Mayor Freedman's tenure. The interview ends with a discussion of Ms. Oppenheim's current position working for the Women/Minority Business Enterprise Program (WMBE) in Tampa.
1 sound file (41 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file
Oral histories, Online audio
University of South Florida
Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman administration oral history project
Oppenheim, Sonny, "Sonny Oppenheim" (2007). Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman Administration Oral History Project. 4.