Earl Hauge Interview, 1979

Title

Earl Hauge Interview, 1979

Authors

Earl Hauge

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Interviewer

Jeff Rasmusson

Interviewee

Earl Hauge

Date Recorded

2-19-1979

Date Digital

6-24-2020

Location Recorded

Hauge Residence, Glenwood, Minnesota

County

Pope County

Keywords

Political campaigns, Minnesota. Legislature, Delbert Anderson, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, Minnesota--Politics and government--1951-, University of Minnesota Morris--Finance

Description

Earl Hauge was born on October 18, 1940 and resided in Glenwood, Minnesota. He was a farmer and former parish pastor, and was active in the Powerline protest in the late 1970s. Hauge was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party and served in the Minnesota House of Representatives for District 15A from 1981-1982.

In this interview, Earl Hauge discusses the reasons for his defeat in the 1978 election for legislator in District 15A, running against Delbert Anderson. Earl Hauge also discussed issues related to his bid for office, such as education and the Powerline controversy. He also mentions some basic strategy he planned to use in the election of 1980 that was different from his strategies in 1978.

Run Time

00:17:37

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

PCHauge01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1169

Earl Hauge Interview, 1979

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