Campaign speech in Lewistown, Montana, October 27, 1958



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Senator Mansfield stresses the importance of electing Democrats in 1958 and 1960, citing several good bills the Democrats had gotten passed, but which were vetoed by the President. He talks about budgets, science education, Soviet strengths, and farm income.

This audio has not been transcribed, but a tape counter index is available.

Item Type



Mansfield, Mike, --1903-2001.; Campaign speeches, 1958--Democratic--Montana.; United States--Economic conditions--1945-; United States--Foreign relations--1953-1961.

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 022-025

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 reel-to-reel (01:10:05 min.): analog + 1 tape counter index (6 pp.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:10:05 minutes

Local Filename

OH_022_025.mp3; OH_022_025.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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Index of Mansfield speech

Campaign speech in Lewistown, Montana, October 27, 1958