Interview with Leonard Press


  • Identifier1981 OH 082
  • Date8/8/1975
  • InterviewerPerry, Jerry Paul
  • IntervieweePress, Leonard
  • DescriptionLeonard Press discusses his personal commitment to supporting, legislating, and promoting Educational Television programming and KET. Press comments extensively on various high level meetings with Governors Breathitt and Nunn, and other state government officials who were either reluctant to support or possessed a deep personal commitment to establishing KET as relevant and viable educational tool. The interview is the first of a four part series in the Kentucky Educational Television Project.
  • LocationFrankfort, KY
  • Duration:37:14
  • 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.


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