Campaign speech of Representative Mansfield, November 2-3, 1952



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Representative Mansfield delivers two campaign speeches addressing allegations by former Representative Zales Ecton about his voting record, what he's done for the people of Montana, and his stance on Communism.

Item Type



Ecton, Zales.; Mansfield, Mike, --1903-2001.; Campaign speeches, 1952--Republican--Montana.; Campaign speeches, 1952--Democratic--Montana.; United States--Politics and government--1945-1953; Montana--Economic conditions; Communism; 1945 China Report; Peace; Soviet Union; China; Korea; Troop withdrawal

Date Created


Date (unknown or estimated)

Date range: November 2 and 3, 1952

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 022-012

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 reel-to-reel (00:22:54 min.): analog + 1 transcript (9 pp.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:22:54 minutes

Local Filename

OH_022_012.mp3; OH_022_012.pdf

Digitization Information

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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Transcript of Mansfield speech

Campaign speech of Representative Mansfield, November 2-3, 1952