Robert Wolf Interview, April 21, 1989


Robert E. Wolf


Arnold Bolle and Dan Hall



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Robert Wolf describes the historical process behind the 1974 Resource Planning Act including the issue of roads and the assessment of forest lands in regard to planning and funding. He talks about the effectiveness of the Act. He also discusses Nixon’s proposal to abolish regional offices, and the U.S. Senate’s response to the proposal.

Document Type

Oral History


Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994; Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; Arnold W. Bolle 1912-1994; Dan Hall; United States. Congress. Senate; United States. Forest Service; United States. Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974; Forest management -- Law and legislation -- United States; Forest reserves -- United States; Forest roads -- Law and legislation -- United States; Renewable natural resources -- Law and legislation -- United States; Interviews – Montana; Oral histories -- Montana

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

United States



Original Collection

Robert Wolf Interviews Oral History Project, OH 227, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library


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 /

Oral History Number

OH 227-019, 020

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (19 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:20:35 minutes

Local Filename

OH_227_019_020.mp3; OH_227_019_020.pdf

Robert Wolf Interview, April 21, 1989