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Michael McCloskey: Sierra Club Executive Director: The Evolving Club and the Environmental Movement 1961-1981

Interviewee(s):
McCloskey, Michael
Interviewer(s):
Schrepfer, Susan
Title:
Michael McCloskey: Sierra Club Executive Director: The Evolving Club and the Environmental Movement 1961-1981
Abstract:
National forest and wilderness policies, 1960s-1970s; Pacific Northwest environmental issues, 1960s; creation of Redwood National Park, 1968; issues of the 1970s, including energy policy, Mineral King, Redwood Park enlargement, Alaska, international conservation; reflections on tactics and strategies: litigation, lobbying, publicity, political endorsements; analysis of the environmental movement and organizations; Sierra Club management and internal affairs; club relations with Johnson and Carter administrations, federal environmental agencies. Appended biographical information, publications, summary of Sierra Club accomplishments, 1969-1980.
Subject area(s):
Natural Resources, Land Use, and the Environment
Advocacy and Philanthropy
Interview date(s):
1981
Project:
Sierra Club
Oskicat record:
b10876427
Rights:
McCloskey, Michael. "Michael McCloskey: Sierra Club Executive Director: The Evolving Club and the Environmental Movement 1961-1981." Interview by Susan Schrepfer in 1981. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1983.