Interview with Wendell P. Butler


  • Identifier1981 OH 087
  • Date8/2/1976
  • InterviewerPerry, Jerry Paul
  • IntervieweeButler, Wendell P.
  • DescriptionWendell Butler discusses his role during the various stages of KET's development under the Administrations of Governors Combs, Breathitt, Nunn, and Carroll. He also comments on Leonard Press's commitment to making KET a reality, and provides information on the role that the Kentucky Department of Education played during the formative years of Educational Television Programming in Kentucky.
  • LocationFrankfort, KY
  • Duration:34:39
  • 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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