Former Montana state representative. Cobb discusses his introduction to politics and why he decided to run for the Montana State Legislature. He describes his years in the Legislature and fellow legislators including Bob Marks, Chuck Swysgood, Leo Giacometto, and John Mercer. He also talks about the different governors he served under including Judy Martz, Marc Racicot, and Stan Stephens. He finishes the interview by speculating on the future on the Republican Party, the Tea Party, and the Montana State Legislature.
Note: There are two audio files associated with this interview.
Cobb, John, 1954-; Giacometto, Leo A., 1962-; Marks, Bob; Martz, Judy; Mercer, John A., 1957-; Racicot, Marc; Stephens, Stan; Swysgood, Charles, 1939-; Montana. Legislature.; Montana. Legislature. House of Representatives; Republican Party U.S. : 1854-; Tea Party Patriots.; Ex-legislators; Governors
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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Oral History Number
OH396-71a & b
2 sound discs (142 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (81 p. : 28 cm.)
oh396_71a.mp3; oh396_71b.mp3; OH396-71a & b.pdf
Cobb, John, "John Cobb interview" (2010). Bob Brown Oral History Project. OH396-71a & b.