Pat Williams Interview, May 15, 1997

Interviewee

Pat Williams

Interviewer

William D. Cunningham

Files

Download

Download Audio Interview (38.5 MB)

Download Transcript of Pat Williams Interview, May 15, 1997 (140 KB)

Description

Pat Williams talks about the public’s changing relationship with wilderness, and the correlation between that and various wilderness bills that were passed or failed to pass. He describes the evolution of the wise-use movement and its relationship to both conservation and extractive pressure groups to that movement. Williams dissects the split in the conservation movement, mentioning the Alliance for the Wild Rockies and the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA).

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Pat Williams; Wilderness areas; Wilderness legislation; Alliance for the Wild Rockies; Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act [NREPA]

Original Date

5-15-1997

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Pat Williams Wilderness Interviews Oral History Project, OH 362, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 362-002

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (7 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:28:51 minutes

Local Filename

OH_362_002.mp3; OH_362_002

Pat Williams Interview, May 15, 1997

Share

COinS