Daniel Kemmis describes his adjustment to life outside the Montana State Legislature, and discusses his unsuccessful campaigns running for mayor of Missoula and Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court, which he lost to Gene Turnage. He talks about his work with various grassroots and culture building organizations such as Northern Lights. Kemmis also recounts his idea of creating communities with the qualities of cooperation seen in “barn–building” days as well as other aspects of his political philosophy. He recalls speaking with the residents of Stevensville, Montana, about these ideas and their possible implementation.
Montana politicians; Political philosophy; Political ethics; Northern Lights Institute
Daniel Kemmis Interviews Oral History Project, OH 036, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (19 p.: 28 cm.)
Kemmis, Daniel, "Daniel Kemmis Interview, November 1, 1985" (1985). Daniel Kemmis Interviews Oral History Project. 12.