Robert Wolf Interview, April 25, 1989

Title

Robert Wolf Interview, April 25, 1989

Interviewee

Robert E. Wolf

Interviewer

Thurman Trosper and Dan Hall

Files

Download Transcript of Robert Wolf Interview, April 25, 1989 (374 KB)

Description

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.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

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

Original Date

4-25-1989

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 227-011, 012

Media Type

Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (26 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_227_011_012.pdf

Robert Wolf Interview, April 25, 1989

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