Interview with James Whittaker

  • Identifier: 1979 OH 186
  • Date: 04/06/1979
  • Interviewer: Smith, David & Scott, Ginny
  • Interviewee: Whittaker, James
  • Description: In this interview, James Whittaker, managing editor of the Central Record, gives the logistics of publishing a weekly paper. He also discusses former Casey County News editor Fred Burkhard.
  • Location: Lancaster, KY
  • Duration: 20:14
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  • 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, index and transcript funded by Kentucky Oral History Commission


“Interview with James Whittaker,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 20, 2022,