Stan Stephens interview

Interviewee

Stan Stephens

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Interviewed by Bob Brown on November 17, 2005. An immigrant from Canada, Stephens begins the interview with a description of his career in broadcast journalism. In 1969, he was elected to the state senate and served for 16 years before running for governor, an office he held from 1989-1993. The interview covers his political campaigns and his tenure as governor, with reference to the following: Constitutional Convention of 1972, coal and sales tax, education (including vocational), lobbyists, budgetary issues, and Native American reservations and social issues. Stephens gives his impressions of a number of legislators, governors, lobbyists, and presidents. Stan Stephens is a broadcast journalist and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Prize, state senator, former Republican governor of Montana.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Journalists; Legislators; Governors

Original Date

11-17-2005

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

OH396-38

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (75 min.) : digital, WAV file (378 Mb), + 1 transcript (24 p. ; 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

75 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_38.mp3; OH396-38.pdf

Stan Stephens interview
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