Robert Poore interview

Interviewee

Robert Poore

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Interviewed by Bob Brown on April 27, 2005. Poore discusses the interaction between the Anaconda Company and the city of Butte, Montana. He describes the Columbia Gardens Amusement Park. He discusses his relationship with the William A. Clark family (his wife's grandfather was Francis Wharton, Clark's "right-hand man"), the John Ryan family, the Cornelius Kelley family, and others. He talks about the Anaconda lobbyists and executives that he knew personally; his law practice in Butte and some of the cases he tried during the McCarthy era; and politicians he knew. He ends with comments on the relationship between the Anaconda Company, Montana Power, and Montana society. Robert is a Butte attorney.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Lawyers; Lobbyists

Original Date

4-27-2005

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

OH396-18

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (86 min.) : digital, WAV file (434 Mb), + 1 transcript (48 p. ; 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

86 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_18.mp3; OH396-18.pdf

Robert Poore interview
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