Browse Interviews (87 total)

This interview with Arthur Lloyd, is part one of seven recordings. Lloyd discusses growing up in Western Kentucky, his parents teaching careers, and the advantages his education provided in the interview.

This interview with Arthur Lloyd is part four of seven recordings. In this interview, Lloyd discusses working at Morehead with the possibility of being fired by a board member for supporting the opposition candidate for circuit judge. With Happy Chandler as governor, Lloyd was offered the position of Director of Public Assistance. In the 1939…

This interview with Arthur Lloyd is part five of seven recordings. In this interview, Lloyd continues the discussion of factional developments within the Democratic Party. In particular, he recalls the controversy between Governor A.B. "Happy" Chandler and John Y. Brown Sr. during the 1935 gubernatorial election. The 1939 Senate race was a bitter…

In this interview, C. B. Clark Jr., a Webster County native, discusses his public service career, which included terms as a County Magistrate, Deputy Sheriff and County Judge Executive. Interview topics cover a wide range of subjects, including the Judcial Referendum, his election campaign, the coal industry's influence in the county, library…

Copy of a Kentucky Educational Television interview for which Carl Perkins gave his permission to use.

In this interview, Donald Doyel discusses his interests in politics and his experiences as a Democrat in a predominantly Republican county. There is no retirement system for County Judge Executive position so he was unsure of his plans to run again. Doyel concludes that unemployment, poor roads, inadequate landfill access, and a lack of a hospital…

Mr. Easterly was the press secretary for A.B. Chandler and discusses the 1955 campaign, Combs as an administrator and the politics of the time.

In this interview, Gardner Wagers, a Fayette County native who spent most of his life in Clark County, discusses his family history, education, his interests in politics, his election campaign, and the Judicial Referendum, which he considers a positive development.

In this interview, Hershel Lynch discusses his employment history and public service career. Lynch concludes that poor infrastructure and high unemployment were the primary shortfalls in Jackson County. This interview also contains additional comments by Herman Brockman, a former Jackson County Court Coordinator.

Retired Teacher and Speech Writer

In this interview, James Caudill, a Knott County native, discusses his family history and education, and his Letcher County achievements as County Judge, which included a new health department, courthouse, library, and other important county services. Other interview topics include discussions over welfare, food stamps and other government…

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