Former Montana state senator and gubernatorial candidate. Thomas discusses his twenty-plus years serving in the Montana State Legislature. He describes how his family's involvement in politics encouraged him to become a politician. He briefly talks about fellow legislators including Elmer Severson, Bill Groff, Bob Marks, Jack Ramirez, and Bob Thoft. He also discusses his introduction of the deregulation bill and its effect on Montana's economy.
Groff, William, 1920-; Marks, Bob; Ramirez, Jack, 1939-; Severson, Elmer D., 1922-; Thoft, Bob, 1929-; Thomas, Fred, 1958-; Montana. Legislature.; Deregulation; Ex-legislators
Bob Brown Oral History Project OH-396, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
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1 sound disc (94 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (34 p. : 28 cm.)
Thomas, Fred, "Fred Thomas interview" (2010). Bob Brown Oral History Project. OH396-64.