Robert Wolf Interview, April 25, 1989
Thurman Trosper and Dan Hall
Download Transcript of Robert Wolf Interview, April 25, 1989 (374 KB)
Robert Wolf revisits the National Wilderness Preservation Act of 1963, recalling the behind-the-scenes congressional activity. He recalls Hubert Humphrey’s initial interest in the concept and Scoop Jackson’s role and philosophy. He describes the timber industry’s response to the act. Wolf describes the application of the act, the U.S. Forest Service response and application, and the Bristol Cliffs Wilderness reduction. He discusses the difficulties that the Forest Service had with the concepts of wilderness, community stabilization and public versus private lands.
The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978; Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983; Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; Thurman Trosper; Dan Hall; United States. Forest Service; United States. National wilderness preservation act; Lumber trade -- United States; Wilderness areas -- Law and legislation -- United States; Wilderness areas – Vermont; Bristol Cliffs Wilderness (Vt.); Interviews – Montana; Oral histories -- Montana
Robert Wolf Interviews Oral History Project, OH 227, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 227-011, 012
2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (26 p.: 28 cm.)
Wolf, Robert E., "Robert Wolf Interview, April 25, 1989" (1989). Robert Wolf Interviews. 7.