Dorothy Eck interview

Interviewee

Dorothy Eck

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Member of the League of Women Voters, Montana Constitutional Convention delegate, and Montana legislator for five terms 1980-2000). Eck explains the events that guided her interests in politics, her eventual membership and presidency of the Montana League of Women Voters, and discusses issues backed by that organization. She discusses her experience in the Montana Senate, 1980-2000, and describes former political leaders such as Mike Mansfield, Lee Metcalf, Arnold Olsen, and various influential legislators. At the end of the interview, she gives a detailed account of her participation in the Montana Constitutional Convention of 1972.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Eck, Dorothy, 1924-; Mansfield, Mike, 1903-2001; Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978; Olsen, Arnold, 1916-1990; Montana. Legislature. Senate; Montana. Constitutional Convention 1971-1972; League of Women Voters of Montana; Constitutional conventions; Women; Women legislators; Women political activists

Original Date

5-22-2007

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Bob Brown Oral History Project OH-396, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH396-50

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound disc (96 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (32 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

96 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_50.mp3; OH396-50.pdf

Dorothy Eck interview
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