Robert Wolf discusses disaster aid policy through overviews of four events: the Montana earthquake of 1959 and the impact on the Madison River, the Alaskan earthquake of 1964 and the impact on the railroad, Mount St. Helens, and the East coast hurricane of 1960. Some significant personalities mentioned are Senator Lee Metcalf, Montana Governor Huge Aronson, Senator Clinton Presba Anderson, and Lyndon Johnson. Wolf closes with a brief overview of the Disaster Relief Act of 1965.
The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.
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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 (16 p.: 28 cm.)
Wolf, Robert E., "Robert Wolf Interview, November 15, 1989" (1989). Robert Wolf Interviews Oral History Project. 21.