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Long Time Friend Dwight MacKay Remembers Senator Conrad Burns

May 5, 2016
Conrad Burns, Former Montana Senator.
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Montanans will get a chance to say goodbye to former U.S. Senator Conrad Burns on Friday, May 6, at a memorial service in Billings. The former Yellowstone County Commissioner, auctioneer, and farm broadcaster died in his home last Thursday.

Conrad Burns, Former Montana Senator.
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Conrad Burns was a polarizing figure in Montana politics. Burns died at his Billings home yesterday of natural causes. He was 81.

On this episode of "Campaign Beat": Conrad Burns' legacy; analysis of the latest attack ads in the gubernatorial race; and Gov. Bullock's new (yet old) infrastructure funding plan.

Taylor Brown: How The Voice Of Agriculture Found His Senatorial Voice

Jan 26, 2015
Michael Wright

Of all the people on the Montana Senate Agriculture committee, there’s one who always seems to be having more fun.

“To me,” said Sen. Taylor Brown, R-Huntley, “that’s like recess.”

Brown, in his second Senate term, serves as the committee’s chair. He knows the issues and the people, and the people know him. For many years his voice reported farm news to every corner of the state for Northern Broadcasting System, which he now owns.

Best of Sally Mauk: Seven Memorable Interviews

Apr 10, 2014

4/9/14: This week's Wednesday special is an hour-long salute to Sally Mauk's thirty-four years as Montana Public Radio News Director. Ahead of Sally's retirement in May, 2014, she indulged us with this retrospective hour, including memorable excerpts of conversations with Hillary Clinton; Conrad Burns; George McGovern; Lake County Sheriff, Jay Doyle; Joan Baez; residents of Sleeman Gulch who were evacuated from their homes during the Lolo Complex fires; and NPR News's Cokie Roberts.

Conrad Burns Part 2

Nov 27, 2013

11/5/2013 - Conrad Burns shares his views on a wide array of issues (part 2 of 2)

Conrad Burns Part 1

Nov 27, 2013

10/29/2013 - In the United States Senate he represented Montana longer than any Republican in the state's history.  Hear what Conrad Burns has to say about money in politics, policy, and power.  (Part 1 of 2)