Robert Wolf gives a lecture at the University of Montana on the National Forest Management Act and describes governmental changes since he started work in Washington in 1953. Wolf discusses the political processes by which bills are developed and enacted. He also describes the role of political action and pressure groups especially with respect to clearcutting and the roles of Senators Herman Talmadge, Hubert Humphrey, Jennings Randolph, and Lee Metcalf. He talks about James Watt, the roles of the lobbyists, and the application of the act.
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978; Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978; Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998; Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002; Watt, James G., 1938- ; Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; United States. Forest Service; United States. National Forest Management Act of 1976; United States. Organic Act of 1897; United States. Sundry Civil Appropriations Act of 1897; Forest management -- Law and legislation -- United States; Forest reserves -- United States; Lobbyists -- United States; Monongahela National Forest (W. Va.); Interviews – Montana; Oral histories -- Montana
Robert Wolf Interviews Oral History Project, OH 227, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (20 p.: 28 cm.)
Wolf, Robert E., "Robert Wolf Lecture, April 1989" (1989). Robert Wolf Interviews Oral History Project. 15.