Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with David Fjoslien

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Titles Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with David Fjoslien
Description 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.
Quantity 1 hours sound cassette
9 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Fjoslien, David
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P. - Iron Range Research Center
Places Subject: Brandon, Douglas County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 02/01/1978
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 25 (Library Call Number)
AV1988.180.10 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'


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