Daniel Kemmis Interview, November 17, 1978


Daniel Kemmis


Claire Rhein



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Three weeks following the 1978 Montana general election, Daniel Kemmis discusses his reelection to the Montana State Legislature having won 63 percent of the vote. He describes his campaign and his surprise at winning by such a large margin. Kemmis talks about the election results throughout the state, and the sacrifices that he and his family made in order for him to be a Montana politician. He concludes by contemplating the upcoming legislative session and the issues he thinks legislators will tackle including university funding, energy conservation, and the coal tax trust fund.

Document Type

Oral History


Montana State Legislature; Montana state legislators; Montana election results, 1978; Montana politicians; Montana University System funding; Energy conservation; Montana coal tax

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

Daniel Kemmis Interviews Oral History Project, OH 036, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library


Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 036-003

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (13 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:42:53 minutes

Local Filename

OH_036_003.mp3; OH_036_003.pdf

Daniel Kemmis Interview, November 17, 1978