John D. Lynch interview

Interviewee

John D. Lynch

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Lynch discusses his family history and the events leading up to his work in Montana politics. He describes campaigning in Butte, his work on the House Appropriations Committee, the influence of the Montana Power Company and the Anaconda Company on Montana politics, and discusses governors that he served with including Tom Judge, Ted Schwinden, Stan Stephens, and Marc Racicot. He recalls other issues including a coal moratorium and term limits.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Judge, Thomas L.; Lynch, John D., 1947-; Racicot, Mark; Schwinden, Ted; Stephens, Stan; Montana. Legislature. House of Representatives. Appropriations Committee; Anaconda Company; Montana Power Company; Coal mines and mining; Corporations; Ex-legislators; Governors; Political campaigns; Term limits Public office

Original Date

8-25-2008

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

OH396-56

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound disc (81 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (42 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

81 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_56.mp3; OH396-56.pdf

John D. Lynch interview
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