Former Montana governor, Ted Schwinden, begins the interview by describing his growing interest in politics during high school and his activity in Roosevelt County. He discusses the legislature and provides stories about his dealings with other former governors and legislators including Forrest Anderson, Tim Babcock, Tom Judge, and Stan Stephens. He offers his perspective on issues such as the Resource Indemnity Trust, university funding, and gerrymandering. He ends by describing how Montana has changed over a century and possibilities for the future.
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 (94 min.) : digital, WAV file (474 Mb), + 1 transcript (44 p. ; 28 cm.)
Schwinden, Ted, "Ted Schwinden Interview, August 18, 2006" (2006). Bob Brown Oral History Project. OH396-46.