Interview with Don Bale


  • Identifier1981 OH 081
  • Date8/6/1980
  • InterviewerPerry, Jerry Paul
  • IntervieweeBale, Don
  • DescriptionDon Bale, the Assistant Superintendent for Public Instruction with the Kentucky Department of Education and member of the KET Authority Board of Directors, discusses his involvement with KET. Bale comments extensively on the role he played in negotiating KET legislation, and launching and running KET operations. He also comments on the opinions and views that Governors Breathitt and Nunn held, the KET Study Commission's intents, and other aspects of KET's early years.
  • LocationFrankfort, KY
  • Duration:49:33
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
  • Funding SourceThe digitization of the Kentucky Educational Television Project was funded by Kentucky Oral History Commission funding.


“Interview with Don Bale,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2024,