Robert V. Gorsuch interview, 1984 June 21.


Gorsuch, Robert V., 1926-. Robert V. Gorsuch interview, 1984 June 21.

Robert V. Gorsuch interview, 1984 June 21.

Gorsuch discusses smokejumping summers for the Forest Service (1947-1950) and full time (1951-1952) for the National Park Service in Yellowstone. He talks of project work, the Mann Gulch fire, filming "Red Skies of Montana", equipment, and cargo drops.

1 sound cassette (78 min.) : analog + 1 transcript + 1 tape counter index.

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