Interview with James Burdine

  • Identifier: 1979 OH 237
  • Date: 5/24/1979
  • Interviewer: Berge, William H.
  • Interviewee: Burdine, James
  • Description: In this interview, James Burdine, Editor/ Publisher of The Observer, discusses his education, military service, his positions held at various newspapers, and The Observer itself. Burdine also comments extensively on various newspapers.
  • Location: Somerset, KY
  • Duration: 1:26:12
  • 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 Kentucky Oral History Commission


“Interview with James Burdine,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed September 24, 2021,