Lamm, Dick

Lamm, Dick
Lamm, Richard D., interviewee; Nordhaus, Hannah, interviewer;
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People: Tim Wirth, Kelly brothers (Jim and Pat)

Places: Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant

Topics: political background leading to becoming governor of Colorado, Project Rulison, placement of Rocky Flats close to and upwind from Denver, connection between opposition to Rocky Flats, anti-Vietnam War sentiment and mistrust of government during the late 1960s and 1970s, being a Democratic governor of Colorado, cost-benefit ratio of Rocky Flats cleanup compared to spending on other public needs, Lamm-Wirth Task Force, reasons for decision to close the Rocky Flats plant, refusal of federal government to inform governors how many nuclear devices were in their states, union concerns including preserving jobs, environmental concerns, the Democratic Party of the 1960s contrasted with the party in 2005, environmentalists and immigration policy, sustainability as a political issue, national security and nuclear weapons in the post-9/11 world, Rocky Flats protesters.


Lamm, Richard D.
Democratic Party (Colo.)
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Labor unions Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons industry Colorado Rocky Flats.
Political activists Colorado Rocky Flats.
Political planning Colorado Rocky Flats.
Boulder (Colo.) History Biography.
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