Interview with Tom Clinton

  • Identifier: 1980 OH 277
  • Date: 5/19/1980
  • Interviewer: Odum, Walter
  • Interviewee: Clinton, Tom
  • Description: In this interview, Tom Clinton, Editor of the Madisonville Messenger, discusses his education, the paper, the type of news printed, and the mining industry in the county. He also comments on the Kentucky Press Association and the "power of the press".
  • Location: Madisonville, KY
  • Duration: 00:45:28
  • 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 Tom Clinton,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 21, 2022,