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Episode 01: Copper Collar: Montana's 75 Years as a Corporate Colony, Harry Fritz, Robert Swartout, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 02: Firing Up the Crucible: Gordon Bennett with Senator Lee Metcalf & Governor Forrest Anderson, Gordon Bennett and Evan Barrett

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Episode 03: Big Change Coming: Governor Forrest Anderson's Unprecedented Preparation for Bringing Change, Newell Anderson, Brian Shovers, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 04: The Force of the Fox: Governor Forrest Anderson’s Leadership & Political Acumen, Alec Hansen and Evan Barrett

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Episode 05: Executive Reorganization: Forrest Anderson Builds State Government to Work for People, Tom Harrison, Diana Dowling, Sheena Wilson, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 06: New Kids on the Block: Forrest Anderson Brings Baby Boomers into Montana Government, Frank Sennett, Gary Wicks, Mike Fitzgerald, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 07: Workers' Voice: Organized Labor and the Big Political & Governmental Changes, James W. Murry and Evan Barrett

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Episode 08: Big Battle - Serious Stakes: The Big 1967-71 Sales Tax Fight, James P. Lucas and Evan Barrett

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Episode 09: State of Change: Montana's Period of Transformational Change - Governor Ted Schwinden, Ted Schwinden and Evan Barrett

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Episode 10: Prairie Populism: Being Raised a Progressive in Montana Farm & Ranch Country - Governor Brian Schweitzer, Brian Schweitzer and Evan Barrett

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Episode 11: Destined to Lead: Tom Judge's Path to Becoming Montana's Youngest Governor, Sidney Armstrong, Lawrence Pettit, Kent Kleinkopf, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 12: Consiglieri: Ron Richards' Critical Role for Senator Metcalf, Governors Anderson & Judge, Annabelle Richards, James W. Murry, Dan Newman, and Evan Barrett

Episode 13: Moral Voices: Montana's Churches Fight for Economic & Social Justice (THIS EPISODE IS NOT YET AVAILABLE; WILL BE INSTALLED WHEN AVAILABLE), Archbishop Hunthausen, Margie McDonald, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 14: Early Max: Constitutional Convention - Montana Legislature - Walk to Congress, Max Baucus and Evan Barrett

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Episode 15: The Other Side of the Doors: The Early Butte Years & Beyond - Congressman Pat Williams, Pat Williams, Michael Fenenbock, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 16: Paving the Way: The Path to Calling Montana’s 1972 Constitutional Convention, Ty Robinson, Jean Bowman, Toni Hagener, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 17: Freedoms & Protections: Montana's Remarkable Constitutional Bill of Rights, Wade Dahood, Rick Applegate, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 18: Fairness for the First Time: Taxation in the 1972 Montana Consitution, Roger Barber, Dan Bucks, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 19: Legislative Legacy: 1972 Constitution Brings Legislature Closer to the People, Jerry Loendorf, Arlyne Reichert, Rich Bechtel, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 20: Blind Justice: Montana's Judiciary Improved by 1972 Constitution - Threatened by Political Money, Jean Bowman, James Nelson, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 21: Mixed Bag: Constitutional Empowerment of Montana's Local Government, Mike Micone, Mike Shields, Jerry Holloron, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 22: Let the Sun Shine In: Constitutional Open Government & the Public's Right-to-Know, Mike Meloy and Evan Barrett

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Episode 23: Elevating Education: Constitution Provides Educational Equity, Finance & Governance, Dan Harrington, Dolores Colburg, Bruce Sievers, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 24: For Future Generations: Preamble & Environmental Provisions of 1972 Montana Constitution, Mae Nan Ellingson, Bob Campbell, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 25: Razor Thin Win: ConCon Ballot, Campaign, Ratification Vote & Court Fight, Mae Nan Ellingson, Mick McKeon, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 26: Present at the Creation: Montana Higher Education Reforms from 1972 Constitution, Lawrence Pettit and Evan Barrett

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Episode 27: Gentle Giant - Fierce Fighter: People Power from the League to the Legislature to ConCon, Dorothy Eck and Evan Barrett

Episode 28: Godfather: Dale Harris Masterminds 1972 Constitutional Convention from Concept to Reality (THIS EPISODE IS NOT YET AVAILABLE; WILL BE INSTALLED WHEN AVAILABLE), Mike Shields, Gordon Bennett, Rich Bechtel, and Evan Barrett

Episode 29: Playing Against Type: Partisan Leo Graybill Leads Bi-Partisan Constitutional Convention (THIS EPISODE IS NOT YET AVAILABLE; WILL BE INSTALLED WHEN AVAILABLE), Arlyne Reichert, Jean Bowman, Ben Graybilll, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 30: Change & Challenge: Governor Tom Judge's First Term, Kent Kleinkopf, Norm Grosfield, Sidney Armstrong, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 31: Past is Prologue: Montana’s Historic Women’s Movement Re-emerges in Progressive 1970s, Dorothy Bradley, Marilyn Wessel, Jane Jelinksi, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 32: Leveling the Playing Field: Montana Workers' Rights in the 1970s Legislatures, James W. Murry and Evan Barrett

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Episode 33: High, Wide & Handsome: Environmental Legacy of 1970s Legislature, Dorothy Bradley and Evan Barrett

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Episode 34: Ending Exploitation: Natural Resource Extraction and 1970s Legislature, Tom Towe, Harrison Fagg, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 35: Comeback Kid: Against Re-election Odds Tom Judge Wins Record Plurality Victory, Bruce Nelson, Kent Kleinkopf, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 36: Beyond Montana: Tom Judge's 2nd Term Builds International Trade and Sustainable Growth, Jim Flynn, Mike Fitzgerald, and Mike Billings

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Episode 37: Small "d" Democratizing: Opening Up the Montana Democratic Party, James W. Murry, Marilyn Maney Ross, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 38: Back to the Future: Looking at Montana's 2nd Progressive Era After 40 Years, Hal Harper, Ann Mary Dussault, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 39: Through a Reporter’s Eyes: A First-hand Look at 1970s Montana Government & Politics, Chuck Johnson and Evan Barrett

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Episode 40: Advance to the Rear: Ongoing Efforts to Reverse Progressive Gains, Dan Bucks, Sheena Wilson, and Evan Barrett

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Episode 41: Last Best Constitution: Looking Back 43 Years on 1972 Constitution, Anthony Johnstone, Betsy Griffing, and Evan Barrett

Episode 42: Plays of the Day: Key Progressive Advances & Champions of the Period (THIS EPISODE IS NOT YET AVAILABLE; WILL BE INSTALLED WHEN AVAILABLE), Evan Barrett

Episode 43: Adding It All Up: How Montana's Second Progressive Era Changed the State (THIS EPISODE IS NOT YET AVAILABLE; WILL BE INSTALLED WHEN AVAILABLE), Evan Barrett

News Editorials

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America’s Newest Citizen - John Q. Corporation, Evan Barrett

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A True Montana Melodrama, Evan Barrett

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Backsliding into Corporate Dominance?, Evan Barrett

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Can Gianforte’s millions buy Montana’s Governorship?, Evan Barrett

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Counterfeit Constitutionalists, Evan Barrett

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Counterfeit Constitutionalists Demean the Document, Evan Barrett

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Counting Down on the GOP Senate’s Days of Shame, Evan Barrett

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Courts Owe Common Sense on Cannabis Deadline, Evan Barrett

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Dan Harrington – Mensch Who Made a Difference, Evan Barrett

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Democracy a Casualty of Voter-Suppression Politics, Evan Barrett

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Detroit: Conquering Challenges, Evan Barrett

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Donald Trump: Unworthy of Winning?, Evan Barrett

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Dorothy Eck – Building Bridges Not Playing Bridge, Evan Barrett

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Dublin Gulch’s “Tap ‘er Light” Reveals Butte Soul, Evan Barrett

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Educators as Leaders, Evan Barrett

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“Feelin’ the Bern” or Nixon Redux, Evan Barrett

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Fixing the Student Loan Mess, Evan Barrett

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Giants Among the People, Evan Barrett

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Has GOP Lost Its Soul or Just Lost Its Way?, Evan Barrett

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Health Care: Finding Hidden Meaning in Political Words, Evan Barrett

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History Bodes Well for Bullock Reelection, Evan Barrett

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History Says Keep an Eye on Federal Coal Payments, Evan Barrett

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Imparted Montana Values and the Election, Evan Barrett

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Interesting History of Montana’s Special Congressional Elections, Evan Barrett

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In Trump World - The Responsibility of Just Saying “No”, Evan Barrett

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Is America about Doors or Walls, Fear or Hope?, Evan Barrett

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Is the Face of America Donald Trump or George Bailey?, Evan Barrett

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Is There Money Behind the Trump-Putin Love Affair?, Evan Barrett

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Labor Day Disconnect Between Congress & American Workers, Evan Barrett

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Let’s Require Civics Education at All Levels, Evan Barrett

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Living Up to the Legacy, Evan Barrett

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Martin Luther King & Montana Medicaid Expansion, Evan Barrett

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Medicaid Expansion – Good Jobs, Good Health, Evan Barrett

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Montana Democratic Presidential Rules Increase Fairness, Evan Barrett

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Montana Style: The Koch Bros. & Talking Cows, Evan Barrett

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Montana Values Prevail Over Six Million Dollar Man, Evan Barrett

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Political Debates Strengthen Our Democracy, Evan Barrett

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Politics or Prudent Money Management?, Evan Barrett

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Protect Coal Trust Fund from Greedy Politicians, Evan Barrett

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Protecting People and the Environment – A Montana History Lesson, Evan Barrett

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Quilici, O'Bill: Men in the arena, aiding Butte in their own ways, Evan Barrett

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Raise the Minimum Wage, Evan Barrett

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Rebuilding Our Democracy Constitutionally, Evan Barrett and Bob Brown

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Remembering Lee Metcalf, Evan Barrett

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Teachers – Shaping One Life at a Time, Evan Barrett

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The Stink Coming Through the Revolving Door, Evan Barrett

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Three Lumps of Coal for the Working Poor, Evan Barrett

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Time to Invest in Infrastructure, Evan Barrett

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Was Stillwater’s Future Foreshadowed by Anaconda’s Past?, Evan Barrett

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Who’s In Charge: The 'People' Or The One Percent?, Evan Barrett

Videos

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Montana: 1965 to 1980 - Organized Labor’s Role in the Crucible of Change, Evan Barrett and James W. Murry

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Montana: 1965 to 1980 - Razor Thin Win & For Future Generations, Evan Barrett and Mae Nan Ellingson

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Montana: 1965 to 1980 - The Other Side of the Doors - Butte & Beyond, Evan Barrett and Pat Williams

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Montana: 1965 to 1980 - Through a Reporter’s Eyes - 1970s Gov’t. & Politics, Chuck Johnson and Evan Barrett

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Remembering Lee Metcalf, Evan Barrett, Daphne Weisbart, and Michael Fenebock

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Remembering Lee Metcalf - Natural Resources, Environmental and Conservation Excerpts (done for 75th Anniversary of Montana State Parks System - 2014), Evan Barrett; Daphne Weisbart, Producer; and Michael Fenebock

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Ted Schwinden, Reflections on Montana’s Years of Transformational Change, Evan Barrett