Thomas Payne discusses the 1952 U.S. presidential and senatorial elections and the international political climate from the 1920s to the 1960s. Payne describes the Korean War, U. S.-Soviet relations, Montana newspapers, and the University of Montana, Missoula during the 1950s. He discusses his opinion of Mike Mansfield, the John Birch Society, Jim Murray, and General McArthur. Payne also discusses communism and the effects it had on the United States, both culturally and politically.
Communism; United States politics; Twentieth century politics; Mike Mansfield; John Birch Society; U. S.-Soviet relations
Montana Politics and Politicians Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (10 p.: 28 cm.)
Payne, Thomas, "Thomas Payne Interview, May 21, 1992" (1992). Montana Politics and Politicians Oral History Collection. 8.