J. Michael Pichette interview

Interviewee

J. Michael Pichette

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Interviewed by Bob Brown on May 5, 2005. Pichette describes working for Montana Congressmen Olson and Melcher in Washington, D.C.; organizing political campaigns for and general impressions of Montana politicians, including Governor Ted Schwinden; the Constitutional Convention of 1972; the coal severance tax; changes in the Democratic Party; electrical deregulation; and his experiences working for Montana Power and Northwestern Corporation. Michael Pichette is a Northwestern Corporation executive, Democrat with a long career in politics and public service, and former executive director of the Democratic Party in Montana.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Montana. Constitutional Convention 1971-1972; Montana Power Company; Politicians

Original Date

5-5-2005

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

OH396-22

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (83 min.) : digital, WAV file (421 Mb), + 1 transcript (118 p. ; 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

83 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_22.mp3; OH396-22.pdf

J. Michael Pichette interview
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