Leslie Eskildsen interview

Interviewee

Leslie Eskildsen

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Interviewed by Bob Brown on July 8, 2005. Eskildsen explains his personal relationships with prominent Montana legislators, congressmen including Mansfield and Metcalf, and governors Babcock, Judge, Schwinden, especially during his terms in the Montana House of Representatives from 1954 to 1966. He describes issues with the Montana State Penitentiary in Deer Lodge and the Anaconda Company. He recalls his experience in the Montana Constitutional Convention and specific issues of the time. Leslie Eskildsen is a Democrat and former Montana legislator.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Montana. Constitutional Convention 1971-1972; Correctional institutions; Legislation

Original Date

7-8-2005

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

OH396-28

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (77 min.) : digital, WAV file (71.5 Mb), + 1 transcript (60 p. ; 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

77 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_28.mp3; OH396-28.pdf

Leslie Eskildsen interview
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