Ben Stong and Victor O. Reinemer Interview, February 15, 1978


Dale Johnson



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Ben Stong and Vic Reinemer, Congressional aides to Montana Senator James E. Murray, discuss Murray's congressional career from 1935 to 1960. Both describe Murray’s involvement with the Missouri Valley Authority and the Yellowtail Dam project in Montana. They also talk about Murray’s connection to the Small Business Committee. Stong and Reinemer describe Murray’s relationships with other members of the United States Congress and the presidential administrations under which he served.

Document Type

Oral History


Murray, James E. (James Edward), 1876-1961; Statesmen United States Biography; Missouri Valley Authority; Yellowtail Dam; Small Business Committee, Montana

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

Oral History Interviews about James Murray Collection, 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 /

Oral History Number

OH 030-001, 002

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (29 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:11:38 minutes

Local Filename

OH_030_001_002.mp3; OH_030_001_002.pdf

Ben Stong and Victor O. Reinemer Interview, February 15, 1978