Interview with Ted Gilbert

  • Identifier: 1977 OH 001
  • Date: 1/4/1977
  • Interviewer: Peel, Barry
  • Interviewee: Gilbert, Ted
  • Location: Lexington, KY
  • Duration:
  • Time Summary: 1-4 Introduction
    7-26 First recollections of Martin; Martin's personality
    026-45 Gilbert's initial association with Martin at the Department of Education
    45-57 Martin's candidacy and election as Superintendent of public instruction
    57-98 Martin's involvement in politics; relationship between education and politics; Martin's political ambitions
    98-133 The Minimum Foundation Program; Martin's role in the development and implementation of the Foundation program
    133-152 Political relationship between Martin and Chandler
    152-184 Martin's administration of the Department of Education
    184-204 Gilbert's relationship with Martin during Martin's years at Eastern
    204-243 Gilbert's impressions of the Council on Public Higher Education and the need for more planning in Kentucky higher education
  • Restrictions: no
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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