David M. Lewis
Joseph “Joe” Reber of Butte, Montana, discusses his appointment as a Montana State Senator in 1968. He recounts his political accomplishments, including carrying the bill that created the Montana Vo-Tech system and initiating the Montana State Constitution Convention of 1972. He describes contract work in the missile defense industry for the United States government and his entrance and rise in the business world. He also mentions his contact with Senator Mike Mansfield and President John F. Kennedy.
United States Senate; United States politics; Montana State Constitution Convention of 1972; Missile Defense Industry
Montana Politics and Politicians Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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3 sound cassettes (03:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (37 p.: 28 cm.)
Reber, Joseph Bryant, "Joseph Bryant "Joe" Reber Interview, April 8, 2004" (2004). Montana Politics and Politicians Oral History Collection. 10.