Browse Interviews (10 total)

Bill Clouse was born in Louisville, Kentucky, but attending school in Richmond, Kentucky, graduating from Madison High School. He came to EKU to study pre-med but he later applied to law school. In his interview, Clouse describes life during his time at EKU, including memorable instructors, campus events (including Vietnam protests), and ROTC. He…

Madison County native Jim Moberly enrolled at EKU after graduating high school and played football under Coach Roy Kidd while he pursued a degree in business. In this interview, Mr. Moberly discusses his instructors, campus organizations, and Coach Kidd. He talks about EKU's current sports programs and the changes he has seen in the university…

Donnie Riddell, Richmond native, attended Eastern Kentucky State College in 1962, but quit after his second semester to join the Air Force. Mr. Riddell discusses his military service and his presidential appointment under Lyndon Johnson's presidency. He returned to EKU in 1979, and again in the 1990's. He remembers his professors, and the changes…

Shannon Johnson, a native of Madison County, attended EKU on a football scholarship. In this interview Johnson discusses campus life, sports, and his memories of teammates. He discusses President Martin and shares his account of Vice-president Lyndon Johnson speaking at his graduation.

Tony Cox is a Madison County, KY native who attended EKU because it was close. In this interview he discusses campus life, being in a professional baseball contract, and his military and public education service. He teaches history at Madison Central and Madison Southern, and coaches.

Roy Kidd is a native of Corbin, KY. In this interview, Coach Kidd discusses his reasons for coming to EKU and his first impressions. He was the quarterback for the EKU football team and on the EKU baseball team. Before becoming the EKU head coach, he coached at Madison Central High School and Morehead State University. He also comments on his…

In this interview, Russel Roberts, School Superintendent for Madison County Schools, discusses his personal background, education, and his prior teaching and coaching experiences. He also comments on School Boards, problems in the school system, and probl

In this interview, Mrs. Hazel Little shares her memories of growing up on a farm in Lincoln County KY and her later experiences while living in Richmond KY. She details campus activities, dormitory life and various teachers. She also comments on a story where President Donovan unknowingly contributed to the theft of musical instruments from the…

In this interview, Mary Baldwin, a Richmond Kentucky native, describes being a teacher in Kentucky and Ohio. Baldwin recalls the different places she had lived and the various subjects she taught. She also discusses her fellow EKU teachers, students, and administrators.

Jack Delano Ison was born April 30, 1937 in Flatwoods, Kentucky. He has coached football for 23 years; four on the high school level and nineteen at Eastern Kentucky University. In this interview he discusses his coaching career on both the high school and college levels, his coaching philosophy, his defensive philosophy and the teams he has…
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