Dorothy Bradley interview

Interviewee

Dorothy M. Bradley

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Former Montana state legislator and state gubernatorial candidate. Bradley describes the events that drew her to run for the Montana House of Representatives at the age of twenty-three. She talks about being the only woman in the Montana House during 1971 and her introduction of the abortion bill in Montana. She discusses fellow legislators including John Hall, Dan Yardley, Ken Nordtvedt, Francis Bardanouve, and Mike Halligan. She discusses her environmental activism as a representative and her unsuccessful campaign for governor in 1992.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Bardanouve, Francis, 1917-2002; Bradley, Dorothy M., 1947-; Hall, John; Halligan, Mike, 1949-; Nordtvedt, Ken, 1939-; Yardley, Dan, 1928-; Montana. Legislature. House of Representatives; Abortion; Environmental law; Ex-legislators; Governors; Women environmentalists; Women legislators

Original Date

9-29-2009

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

OH396-62

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound disc (89 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (38 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

89 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_62.mp3; OH396-62.pdf

Dorothy Bradley interview
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