Guy Brandborg discusses the evolution of environmental awareness in western Montana. He describes the philosophy and organization of the U.S. Forest Service in the early and mid-twentieth century and undergoing a loyalty review hearing at the Forest Service during the McCarthy era. He also describes how economics and capitalism have shaped the environment and the American attitude toward nature and his role as a founding member of the Montana Conservation Council.
U.S. Forest Service; Environmental ethics; Montana Conservation Council; 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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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (14 p.: 28 cm.)
Brandborg, Guy, "Guy "Brandy" Brandborg Interview, May 6, 1975" (1975). Mavis McKelvey Oral History Project. 2.