Interview with Al Smith

  • Identifier1981 OH 056
  • Date12/04/1980
  • InterviewerBerge, William H.
  • IntervieweeSmith, Al
  • DescriptionIn this interview, Al Smith, Owner-Publisher of the Russelville News Democrat, Russellville-Logan Leader, Green River Republican, Leithchfield News Gazette, Cadiz Record, and the Harpath Herald, details his life history and experiences in the newspaper business. The interview is the second of a two part series.
  • LocationWashington, D.C.
  • Duration50:56
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
  • IndexerCrystal Allen-Daniels
  • Funding SourceProject, transcript, and index funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


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