Mike Mansfield discusses his Navy career and his military experiences during and after World War One. He talks about his relations with the Anaconda Company and the Montana Power Company, noting he had little interaction with them. Mansfield briefly mentions the Bonneville Power Administration and their hopes to raise Flathead Lake to increase power downstream. He recalls his initial discussion with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which led to his trip to China in 1944.
Mansfield, Mike, 1903-2001—Interviews; Mansfield, Mike, 1903-2001—Travel—China; Oberdorfer, Don. Senator Mansfield: The Extraordinary Life of a Great Statesman and Diplomat; United States. Bonneville Power Administration; United States. Navy—History—World War, 1914-1918; Americans—China; Ex-legislators—United States—Interviews; Senators, United States Congress—Montana; Veterans—Montana—Interviews; World War, 1914-1918—Veterans—Montana—Interviews; China—Description and travel
Montana; China; Japan; Vietnam
Don Oberdorfer Interviews with Mike Mansfield Oral History Project, OH 391, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (9 p.: 28 cm.)
Mansfield, Mike, "Mike Mansfield Interview, July 21, 2000" (2000). Don Oberdorfer's Interviews with Mike Mansfield Oral History Project. 18.