Campaign speech at Great Falls, Montana, October 20, 1952



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Representative Mansfield gives a brief biographical sketch and then discusses the economic development of Montana, including dams, retention of the air base at Great Falls, and rural electrification. He also discusses his record on public power, Rural Electrification Administration, and agricultural issues.

Item Type



Mansfield, Mike, --1903-2001.; Statesmen--United States--Biography.; Campaign speeches, 1952--Democratic--Montana.; Montana--Economic conditions.; United States--Politics and government--20th century.

Date Created


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Political Speeches, Press Interviews, and Campaign Advertisements Audio Recordings, OH 022

Holding Institution

University of Montana. Mansfield Library. Archives and Special Collections

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights Holder

Copyright to this recording may be held by the University of Montana—Missoula. For more information, please contact Archives and Special Collections at the University of Montana, Mansfield Library.

Audio File Number

OH 022-009

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 reel-to-reel (00:13:56 min.): analog + 1 transcript (9 pp.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:13:56 minutes

Local Filename

OH_022_009.mp3; OH_022_009.pdf

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Audio captured using a TEAC A-1230 reel-to-reel player, played at 7 1/2 ips. The capture is controlled through Adobe Audition with sampling rates, 44100 hz, 32-bit float. Output is as follows: capture quality (real-time conversion), medium quality, none (dither); high-quality conversion, best quality (slowest), shaped (dither). File processed to WAV for preservation and MP3 for online access using Adobe Audition.

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Campaign speech at Great Falls, Montana, October 20, 1952