Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Wallace Stegner: The Artist as Environmental Advocate

Interviewee(s):
Stegner, Wallace
Interviewer(s):
Lage, Ann
Title:
Wallace Stegner: The Artist as Environmental Advocate
Abstract:
Influences on Stegner's environmental consciousness; involvement in the Sierra Club, 1950s-1960s; special assistant to Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall, 1961; National Parks Advisory Board, 1960s; reflections on art and advocacy, on elitism in the wilderness movement, and on current writers with environmental themes. Appended 1960 Wilderness Letter.
Subject area(s):
Natural Resources, Land Use, and the Environment
Arts and Letters
Advocacy and Philanthropy
Interview date(s):
1982
Project:
Sierra Club
Oskicat record:
b10876428
Rights:
Stegner, Wallace. "Wallace Stegner: The Artist as Environmental Advocate." Interview by Ann Lage in 1982. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1983.