OH 408-025: Jules Karlin arrived in Missoula, Montana to teach American diplomatic and constitutional history for one year, and stay for his entire career. Karlin discusses campus politics during the 1940s, large survey classes, and history department faculty, including Burly Miller, Paul Phillips, Earl Bennett, and Bob Turner. Karlin describes a contentious atmosphere in the history department during his tenure. He also gives his opinions on University Presidents such as Jimmy McCain, Bob Pantzer, and George Dennison. He recalls the publication of his book on Joseph Dixon, the workings of Montana politics, athletics and academics.
University of Montana, Jules Karlin
University of Montana Oral History Project OH-408, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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oh 408-25.mp3; OH408-025.pdf
Karlin, Jules, "Jules Karlin interview" (2006). University of Montana Oral History Project. 13.