SFC Patrick Lemieux is a US Navy Vietnam veteran, teaching ROTC at Eastern Kentucky University. In this interview he discusses reactions to his first mission and the crew of a Swift Boat. He also describes the US Marines and the US Army during the tours in Vietnam.
Gary Kearns, a former US Navy Airplane Mechanic and now serves as manager of the Madison County Airport. In this interview he discusses what life was like aboard the USS Kittyhawk during the Vietnam War.
In this interview, Harold Barnes details how he became County Judge Executive after Judge Lyle Webb died, as well as his experiences as the Cumberland Democratic County Chair. He also comments on the difference between a County Judge and County Judge Executive, and the taxing demands of holding both judicial positions.
In this interview, Roy Bailey, a Bath County native, details his family history, World War II military service record, and his experiences as both a County Judge and Judge Executive. He comments on his support for former Governor Julian Carroll, his failed State Representative election campaign, his successful run for County Judge in 1974, the…
Jack Callender is a retired EKU English teacher. In this interview he described high school, college and being a minister. Callender arrived to EKU in 1965. He taught freshmen and sophomores, was an advisor to foreign students, and assistant to Dean Frederic Ogden. He valued his experience at EKU.
A. L. Whitt, a Crittenden County native, came to EKU in 1948 as a professor of Biology and remained such until his retirement in 1982. In this interview he recalls the early years he spent at EKU and the changes that took place during his thirty-four year tenure. This is the first of two interviews with Whitt.