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Norman B. Livermore Jr.: Man in the Middle: High Sierra Packer, Timberman, Conservationist, and California Resources Secretary

Interviewee(s):
Livermore, Norman B. Jr.
Interviewer(s):
Lage, Ann
Morris, Gabrielle
Title:
Norman B. Livermore Jr.: Man in the Middle: High Sierra Packer, Timberman, Conservationist, and California Resources Secretary
Abstract:
Family, youth, and education in northern California; packer and pack train operator, Sierra Nevada, 1930s-1940s; Sierra Club director, packer for Sierra Club High Trips, 1940s; California Resources Secretary under Ronald Reagan, 1967-1974: key conservation issues of Reagan's governorship, including Minaret Summit Road, Redwood National Park, Mineral King, water issues, land and energy planning; Reagan's cabinet system and decision-making processes; managing the Resources Agency; service on Reagan's transition team, 1980. Appended Livermore articles and speeches.
Subject area(s):
Natural Resources, Land Use, and the Environment
Politics, Law, and Policy
Advocacy and Philanthropy
Interview date(s):
1981 1982
Project:
Sierra Club
Oskicat record:
b10876430
Rights:
Livermore, Norman B. Jr. "Norman B. Livermore Jr.: Man in the Middle: High Sierra Packer, Timberman, Conservationist, and California Resources Secretary." Interview by Ann Lage and Gabrielle Morris in 1981 and 1982. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1983.