Campaign speech at Eagles Hall, Lewistown, Montana, October 21, 1952



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Representative Mansfield dissusses the economic potential of Montana in land, timber, oil, minerals, and water resources and his Congressional record on Rural Electrification Administration, against corruption in government, communism and United States foreign policy.

Item Type



Mansfield, Mike, --1903-2001.; Campaign speeches, 1952--Democratic--Montana.; Montana--Economic conditions.; United States--Politics and government--20th century.; United States--Foreign relations--1945-1953.

Date Created


Time Period

Twentieth century

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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 022-010

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Sound; Text

Original Format

1 reel-to-reel (00:21:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (11 pp.: 28 cm.)

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audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:21:00 minutes

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OH_022_010.mp3; OH_022_010.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 Eagles Hall, Lewistown, Montana, October 21, 1952