Daniel Kemmis discusses his political philosophy and his views on decentralized government, long-term outlook, and active local participation. He reflects on how his belief in the importance of local government led him to consider the idea of running for mayor of Missoula. Kemmis also talks about Montana’s coal tax and the impending “special session” of the Montana State Legislature. He recounts his relationships with and his respect for Governor Ted Schwinden and U.S. Senator Max Baucus.
Montana State Legislature; Montana state legislators; Montana politicians; Coal tax; Max Baucus; Ted Schwinden
Daniel Kemmis Interviews Oral History Project, OH 036, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (9 p.: 28 cm.)
Kemmis, Daniel, "Daniel Kemmis Interview, August 5, 1981" (1981). Daniel Kemmis Interviews Oral History Project. 8.