Daniel Kemmis discusses the 1980 Montana legislative session. He talks about his frustration with the lack of leadership positions available in the Montana State Legislature, and why he chose to pursue a career in politics. Kemmis describes working as an attorney and how that exposure as a member of the Missoula community bolsters his political career. Kemmis concludes by discussing his upcoming legislative campaign and his continued focus on long-term political issues such as the coal tax trust fund and support of the University system.
Montana State Legislature; Montana state legislators; Montana politicians; Montana University System funding; Coal tax
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 (7 p.: 28 cm.)
Kemmis, Daniel, "Daniel Kemmis Interview, May 6, 1980" (1980). Daniel Kemmis Interviews Oral History Project. 5.