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Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Charles Berg
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.
1 hour sound cassette
9 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
60 minutes length
Interviewee: Berg, Charles
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P. - Iron Range Research Center
Subject: Chokio, Stevens County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 25 (Library Call Number)
AV1988.180.5 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'