Thomas Judge interview

Interviewee

Thomas L. Judge

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Interviewed by Bob Brown on May 26, 2006. Judge describes how he became interested in politics as a young man and his eventual election to the legislature. He describes the influence of the Anaconda Company and the Montana Power Company, coal development, the Federal Strip Mine Reclamation Act, and the Constitutional Convention. He explains his relationships with governors and legislators including Forrest Anderson, Tim Babcock, Ted Schwinden, Metcalf, Melcher, and Mansfield. He ends by giving his opinion on the outlook for Montana. Judge was a Montana Governor from 1972 to 1980.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Anaconda Company; Montana Power Company; Legislators; Energy development

Original Date

5-26-2006

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

OH396-48

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file : digital, WAV file, + 1 transcript (29 p. ; 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

86 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_48.mp3; OH396-48.pdf

Thomas Judge interview
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