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.
Montana. Constitutional Convention 1971-1972; Correctional institutions; Legislation
Bob Brown Oral History Project OH-396, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound file (77 min.) : digital, WAV file (71.5 Mb), + 1 transcript (60 p. ; 28 cm.)
Eskildsen, Leslie, "Leslie Eskildsen interview" (2005). Bob Brown Oral History Project. OH396-28.