Alan Cranston recalls his early encounters with Mike Mansfield. He talks about being a new member of the U.S. Senate and talks about how helpful and welcoming Mansfield was. Cranston discusses Mansfield’s legacy and more specifically his ability to work around political and ideological differences both within the Democratic Party and with other political parties.
Cranston, Alan; Mansfield, Mike; Mansfield, Mike, political legacy; U.S. Senate; U.S. politics and government, 20th century; Political philosophy
Mansfield’s America Oral History Project, OH 458, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (60 min.) analog + 1 transcript (2 p.: 28 cm.)
Cranston, Alan, "Alan Cranston Interview, 1989" (1989). Mansfield’s America Oral History Project. 5.