W. Gordon McOmber interview

Interviewee

W. Gordon McOmber

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Interviewed by Bob Brown on March 23, 2005. McOmber describes his affiliation with the Farmer's Union as a young politician, the effects of the Montana Power Company and the Anaconda Company on Montana politics, and his terms in the legislature. He details his relationships with various legislators, governors, and lobbyists. He ends by giving a description of the legislature's procedures before and after the new 1972 Montana constitution. W. Gordon McOmber is a former Montana legislator, President of the Senate.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Montana Power Company; Anaconda Company; Legislators

Original Date

3-23-2005

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

OH396-09

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (79 min.) : digital, WAV file (402 Mb), + 1 transcript (70 p. ; 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

79 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_09.mp3; OH396-09.pdf

W. Gordon McOmber interview
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