Guy Brandborg traces the evolution of environmental ethics in America, citing figures such as Gifford Pinchot and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He describes working for the U.S. Forest Service as a laborer and ranger, his experiences in the field, and the politics and philosophies of the Forest Service. He also discusses the shelterbelt program, logging, fire suppression, grazing, sustained yield, the Lubrecht Forest, and the American myth of superabundance. Brandborg also describes his loyalty review hearing during the McCarthy Era.
Gifford Pinchot; President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Logging; Lubrecht Forest; U.S. Forest Service; Environmental Ethics; Conservation Techniques; McCarthyism; Loyalty review hearings, McCarthy era; Bitterroot Valley, Montana
Mavis McKelvey Oral History Project, OH 413, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 413-001a, b
2 sound cassettes (02:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (38 p.: 28 cm.)
Brandborg, Guy, "Guy "Brandy" Brandborg Interview, May 21, 1975" (1975). Mavis McKelvey Oral History Project. 1.