Anderson, Stephen 2015-05-06

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This interview features Stephen Anderson as he discusses his involvement with the American Agriculture Movement. In this interview, Stephen describes the time he spent fighting for American agriculture and against corporate farming.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Stephen Anderson

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: May 6, 2015

Location: Alma, Kansas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 01:39:52 (1 hours, 39 minutes)


The house, Stephen’s background information; cattle; Charles Goodnight, singers and songwriters; American Agriculture movement; Police in Montana during the Farm Movement; being arrested; The politics of the farm movement; impact of the movement; Accomplishments he had in office; The Ogallala aquifer, water; corporate farming; Things that can be done to change corporate farming; The two different camps of the American Ag Movement; Money, Andrew Jackson, lack of people in rural communities; Protesting in Miami

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room

Transcript: forthcoming

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