Interview with George Joplin III

  • Identifier: 1979 OH 231
  • Date: 5/23/1979
  • Interviewer: Berge, William H.
  • Interviewee: Joplin, George, III
  • Description: In this interview, George Joplin, III, managing editor of the Commonwealth Journal, discusses his background and the history of the newspaper. He also discusses good newspapers and newspapermen in KY.
  • Location: Somerset, KY
  • Duration: 00:52:26
  • Time Summary:
  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
  • Indexer: Crystal Allen-Daniels
  • Funding Source: Project funded and indexed by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


“Interview with George Joplin III,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed September 24, 2021,