William Mathers interview

Interviewee

William Mathers

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Interviewed by Bob Brown on July 7, 2005. Mathers describes how he became interested in and involved in politics in Montana. He compares and contrasts the state government and parties of Texas and Montana and their influence over his party affiliation. He recalls partisan issues that were fought in the legislature including public utility districts, budget cuts, Anaconda Company and Montana Power Company influences, and the sales tax. He recalls strong legislators and governors, as well as his work on the Board of Regents. William Mathers is a former Montana legislator and Senate president.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Men; Legislators; Legislation

Original Date

7-7-2005

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

OH396-30

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (80 min.) : digital, WAV file (405 Mb), + 1 transcript (55 p. ; 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

80 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_30.mp3; OH396-30.pdf

William Mathers interview
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