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Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with David Fjoslien
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Fjoslien was a native of Brandon, Minnesota and he owned and operated a farm nearby. He was elected to the state legislature in 1972. He also served on numerous committees including the Environment and Natural Resources Committee, and the Education and Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background; result of 1973 legislation; viability of eminent domain; responsibility as a legislator to represent constituents; effect of powerline controversy on constituents; usefulness of confrontation in current situation; governor's role in issue; and the difficulty of the powerline as a political issue.
1 hours sound cassette
9 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
60 minutes length
Interviewee: Fjoslien, David
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P. - Iron Range Research Center
Subject: Brandon, Douglas County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 25 (Library Call Number)
AV1988.180.10 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'