Interview with Charles "Turkey" Hughes

  • Identifier: 1977 OH 031
  • Date: 5/3/1974
  • Interviewer: Shannon, Bill
  • Interviewee: Hughes, Charles "Turkey"
  • Description: In this interview, Charles "Turkey" Hughes discusses the athletics department and the supportive attitude it received from EKU's presidents. He felt the professors in the physical education department were outstanding. Hughes also discusses the problems he faced and the great athletes he had coached.
  • Location: Richmond, KY
  • Duration: 48:32:20
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  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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“Interview with Charles "Turkey" Hughes,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 20, 2022,