Robert Wolf Interview, November 27, 1990

Title

Robert Wolf Interview, November 27, 1990

Interviewee

Robert E. Wolf

Interviewer

Richard Shannon

Files

Download Transcript of Robert Wolf Interview, November 27, 1990 (73 KB)

Description

Robert Wolf describes the U.S. Forest Service bidding practices for timber sales from the 1940s to the present. He discusses problems with the system and collusion in oral bidding. Wolf explains differences in Forest Service and Justice Department views on bidding practices. He concludes by talking about the passage of the Oral-Sealed Bid Amendment of 1978 and its effectiveness.

The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; Richard E. Shannon; United States. Department of Justice; United States. Forest Service; Forest reserves -- Government policy -- United States; Lumber trade -- Corrupt practices -- United States; Lumber trade -- Government policy -- United States; Public lands -- United States; Timber -- United States – Marketing; Interviews – Montana; Oral histories -- Montana

Original Date

11-27-1990

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

United States

Language

eng

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

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 227-045

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (14 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_227_045.pdf

Robert Wolf Interview, November 27, 1990

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