Interviewed by Bob Brown on March 10, 2005. Shanahan provides various anecdotes about his time working with the legislature including: former governors, important issues, watering holes, the Anaconda Company and Montana Power Company, many influential legislators, and his relationship with Wellington Rankin. Ward Shanahan is a former railroad association lobbyist.
Rankin, Wellington; Anaconda Company; Montana Power Company; Lobbyists
Bob Brown Oral History Project OH-396, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound file (74 min.) : digital, WAV file (374 Mb), + 1 transcript (24 p. ; 28 cm.)
Shanahan, Ward, "Ward Shanahan interview" (2005). Bob Brown Oral History Project. OH396-03.