Interview with Donnie Riddell


  • Identifier2006 OH 027
  • Date7/20/2005
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeRiddell, Donnie
  • DescriptionDonnie Riddell, Richmond native, attended Eastern Kentucky State College in 1962, but quit after his second semester to join the Air Force. Mr. Riddell discusses his military service and his presidential appointment under Lyndon Johnson's presidency. He returned to EKU in 1979, and again in the 1990's. He remembers his professors, and the changes in student and faculty demeanor since he first began college. Mr. Riddell comments on the impacts EKU had on his life.
  • LocationWinchester, KY
  • Duration00:51:49
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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