Pat Williams Interview, May 12, 1997
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Pat Williams describes his early childhood in Butte, Montana and spending time with his maternal grandmother, an Irish immigrant who told him stories of her immigration to America. He discusses how living in Butte, Montana, shaped his political views due to Butte’s culture of political engagement. Williams also recalls how his management of the multi-state vocational Mountain Plans Education and Economic Development Program at the Glasgow Airforce Base, shaped his understanding of the welfare system and unemployment in the United States.
Pat Williams; U.S. legislator; Irish immigrants, Butte, Montana; Mountain Plains Education and Economic Development Program; U.S. welfare policy; Glasgow Airforce Base, Montana
Pat Williams Wilderness Interviews Oral History Project, OH 362, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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Williams, Pat, "Pat Williams Interview, May 12, 1997" (1997). Pat Williams Wilderness Interviews Oral History Project. 1.