James Mockler interview

Interviewee

James Mockler

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Interviewed by Bob Brown on September 28, 2005. Mockler describes his background in Wyoming; he moves to the effects of Montana and Wyoming's coal taxes in 1975. Mockler explains the effect of the coal tax on Montana's coal business contracts, his relationship with Governor Schwinden and the "window of opportunity." He ends with his opinion of coal bed methane development. James Mockler is a former Montana legislator and lobbyist for the mining industry.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Coal; Coalbed methane; Legislators

Original Date

9-28-2005

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

OH396-35

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (42 min.) : digital, WAV file (213 Mb), + 1 transcript (26 p. ; 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

42 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_35.mp3; OH396-35.pdf

James Mockler interview
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