Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Charles Berg


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Berg was born and raised in Traverse County. He lived and operated a farm in Chokio, Stevens County. From 1973 through 1976 he served in the State Senate. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background; role in Senate and involvement with powerline controversy; EQC; eminent domain; legislation process; why powerline controversy began; 1973 siting law and the resulting problems; meeting with power companies and communicating potential problems; health and safety concerns; position over controversy as a politician; solutions to controversy; and concluding remarks.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
9 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Place Subject: Chokio, Stevens County, Minnesota, United States
Creation Interviewee: Berg, Charles
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P.
Dates Creation: 06/13/1977
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 25
Accession Number AV1988.180.5
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'

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