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
Place Subject: Brandon, Douglas County, Minnesota, United States
Creation Interviewee: Fjoslien, David
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P.
Dates Creation: 02/01/1978
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 25
Accession Number AV1988.180.10
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'

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