Interview with David Blair

  • Identifier1980 OH 088
  • Date3/25/1980
  • InterviewerBerge, William H.
  • IntervieweeBlair, David
  • DescriptionDavid Blair, a Johnson County native, details his family and employment history, education, and Elliott County political career in this interview. Interview topics include a discussion on his County Judge Executive election campaign and a lawsuit he got wrapped up in with a County Sheriff, his accomplishments, and the power structure of Elliott County. He also comments on the changes under the Judicial Referendum, the "coal business", Governor John Y. Brown Jr. and the state government, and his future political hopes for a congressional seat.
  • LocationSandy Hook, KY
  • Duration1:02:35
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives Crabbe Library Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions rights and permission to publish.
  • Funding SourceProject Funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


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