Interviewed by Bob Brown on June 6, 2005. Lucas describes how he became interested in politics and his political philosophy. He discussed some of the lobbyists, (Montana governors Aronson, Babcock, Nutter) and fellow legislators with whom he worked. He also provides anecdotes about various pieces of legislation during his 1962-1972 stint in the Montana Legislature. James P. Lucas is a former Montana Republican state legislator.
Aronson, J. Hugo (John Hugo), 1891-1978; Babcock, Tim, 1919-; Nutter, Donald Grant, 1915-1962; Political science; 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 (79 min.) : digital, WAV file (399 Mb), + 1 transcript (30 p. ; 28 cm.)
Lucas, James P., "James P. Lucas interview" (2005). Bob Brown Oral History Project. OH396-25.