Interview with Leonard Press


  • Identifier1981 OH 083
  • Date3/15/1976
  • InterviewerPerry, Jerry Paul
  • IntervieweePress, Leonard
  • DescriptionLeonard Press discusses early budgeting pitfalls and successes and various technological complications that appeared while launching KET and Educational Television programming. Press continues his comments on the roles that Governors Combs and Breathitt played in bringing in the required state funding and legislative support that was needed to make KET a realistic enterprise. The interview is the second of a four part series in the Kentucky Educational Television Project.
  • LocationFrankfort, KY
  • Duration1:01:32
  • 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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