Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project


Collection Id: 
OHLeg
Description: 

This project focuses on the development of the modern Kentucky legislature. Former and current legislators, governors, and staff members discuss the development of the Legislative Research Commission (LRC), Richard P. Moloney and legislative reform, Wilson W. Wyatt Sr. and the 1960 Kentucky State Senate, Wendell Ford as lieutenant governor and governor, Harry Lee Waterfield's influence on legislative reform, turnover in the legislature, Rules Committee reform, the implementation of the interim committee system, the decline of the power of the governor's office, Bert T. Combs, Julian Carroll as lieutenant governor and governor, John Y. Brown Jr. as governor, A. B. "Happy" Chandler as governor, Arthur Lloyd, Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt Jr., state constitution amendment proposals, Vic Hellard as LRC director, Louie B. Nunn as governor, James Fleming's role in legislative reform, Martha Layne Collins as governor, the shift from part-time legislators to professional politicians, Earle C. Clements as governor, special interest lobbying, the Democratic Caucus, Republican legislators and the media, the change of election years for the governor and legislators, the sales tax increase in 1968, redistricting and gerrymandering, Louie B. Nunn's relationship with other Republicans in the legislature, education reform, Judge Ray Corns's court decision declaring Kentucky's educational system unconstitutional, Thelma Stovall's call for a special session of the legislature in 1978, John Berry and the "Black Sheep Squadron," and the legislature's independence.

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Audio
163
Interviews included in this project:
Interviewee(s) Interview Date Call Number Interviewer Restrictions Access
James T. Fleming June 3rd, 1988 1988OH100 Leg 001 Malcolm Jewell No Restrictions Online
Joseph Prather August 8th, 1988 1988OH134 Leg 002 David Breaux No Restrictions Online
William L. Sullivan August 9th, 1988 1988OH135 Leg 003 David Breaux No Restrictions Online
John Swinford July 6th, 1988 1988OH136 Leg 004 David Breaux No Restrictions Online
Walter A. Baker September 8th, 1988 1988OH137 Leg 005 David Breaux No Restrictions Online
Charles R. Holbrook III September 15th, 1988 1988OH138 Leg 006 David Breaux No Restrictions Online
Walter D. Huddleston September 20th, 1988 1988OH139 Leg 007 David Breaux No Restrictions Online
Clyde Middleton September 22nd, 1988 1988OH233 Leg 008 David Breaux No Restrictions Online
John Marshall Berry, Jr. October 27th, 1988 1988OH234 Leg 009 David Breaux No Restrictions Online
Julian M. Carroll November 1st, 1988 1988OH235 Leg 010 David Breaux No Restrictions Online
W. Terry McBrayer 1989OH265 Leg 011 David Breaux No Restrictions Online
Wendell H. Ford 1989OH266 Leg 012 Malcolm Jewell Restrictions Apply
David E. Boswell June 29th, 1990 1990OH132 Leg 013 David Breaux No Restrictions Online
John J. Isler September 12th, 1990 1990OH212 Leg 014 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
John J. Isler September 19th, 1990 1990OH214 Leg 015 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Wilson Palmer September 26th, 1990 1990OH219 Leg 016 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Carl T. Hadden, Sr. October 30th, 1990 1990OH280 Leg 017 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
George Street Boone October 30th, 1990 1990OH281 Leg 018 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Georgia Davis Powers October 19th, 1990 1990OH285 Leg 019 Margaret Brown No Restrictions Online
Frank Miller November 8th, 1990 1990OH288 Leg 020 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Lon Carter Barton November 29th, 1990 1990OH306 Leg 021 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Richard Weisenberger November 30th, 1990 1990OH307 Leg 022 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Richard L. Frymire December 13th, 1990 1990OH347 Leg 023 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Lon Carter Barton February 21st, 1991 1991OH024 Leg 024 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Leonard R. Hislope March 11th, 1991 1991OH034 Leg 025 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Lloyd Clapp March 19th, 1991 1991OH039 Leg 026 Jeffrey Suchanek Restrictions Apply Online
Lon Carter Barton March 28th, 1991 1991OH040 Leg 027 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Adron Doran April 2nd, 1991 1991OH090 Leg 028 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
R. Douglas Ford April 15th, 1991 1991OH096 Leg 029 Jeffrey Suchanek Restrictions Apply Online
Leonard R. Hislope April 17th, 1991 1991OH097 Leg 030 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Adron Doran April 18th, 1991 1991OH098 Leg 031 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Lloyd Clapp June 27th, 1991 1991OH176 Leg 032 Jeffrey Suchanek Restrictions Apply
Carolyn L. Kenton September 20th, 1991 1991OH361 Leg 033 Judy K. Bowen No Restrictions Online
Carolyn L. Kenton October 4th, 1991 1991OH362 Leg 034 Judy K. Bowen No Restrictions Online
Leonard R. Hislope October 7th, 1991 1991OH363 Leg 035 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Adron Doran October 8th, 1991 1991OH364 Leg 036 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Leo Marcum October 19th, 1991 1991OH391 Leg 037 Judy K. Bowen No Restrictions Online
John W. Morgan October 29th, 1991 1991OH392 Leg 038 Judy K. Bowen No Restrictions Online
Lucien T. Hardin December 7th, 1991 1991OH424 Leg 039 Judy K. Bowen No Restrictions Online
Lucien T. Hardin December 27th, 1991 1992OH001 Leg 040 Judy K. Bowen No Restrictions Online
Keither Endicott, Jr. February 1st, 1992 1992OH028 Leg 041 Judy K. Bowen No Restrictions Online
Hoover Dawahare February 11th, 1992 1992OH047 Leg 042 Judy K. Bowen Restrictions Apply
Livingston Taylor February 21st, 1992 1992OH053 Leg 043 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Livingston Taylor February 28th, 1992 1992OH055 Leg 044 Jeffrey Suchanek No Restrictions Online
Hoover Dawahare April 21st, 1992 1992OH154 Leg 045 Judy K. Bowen Restrictions Apply
Graddy Johnson May 26th, 1992 1992OH191 Leg 046 Judy K. Bowen No Restrictions Online
Don Ball June 30th, 1992 1992OH223 Leg 047 Judy K. Bowen Restrictions Apply
Dwight Wells July 20th, 1992 1992OH248 Leg 048 Judy K. Bowen Restrictions Apply
Robert D. Flynn August 25th, 1992 1992OH337 Leg 049 Judy K. Bowen No Restrictions Online
Pat Freibert July 10th, 2002 2002OH037 Leg 084 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
P. Joseph Clarke, Jr. July 24th, 2002 2002OH051 Leg 050 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
James G. Lemaster July 30th, 2002 2002OH052 Leg 051 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Gene Huff August 6th, 2002 2002OH053 Leg 052 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Louie Mack August 19th, 2002 2002OH092 Leg 053 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Walter A. Baker August 10th, 2002 2002OH093 Leg 054 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Joe Wright August 14th, 2002 2002OH094 Leg 055 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
E. Louis Johnson August 15th, 2002 2002OH095 Leg 056 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Raymond Overstreet August 28th, 2002 2003OH019 Leg 057 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
John A. Rose September 24th, 2003 2003OH174 Leg 058 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Michael R. Moloney October 2nd, 2003 2003OH175 Leg 059 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Edward Ford September 5th, 2003 2003OH176 Leg 060 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Edward Ford September 29th, 2003 2003OH177 Leg 061 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Freed Curd September 12th, 2003 2003OH178 Leg 062 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
James Bruce September 12th, 2003 2003OH179 Leg 063 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Arthur L. Schmidt October 30th, 2003 2003OH183 Leg 064 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Charles W. Berger November 14th, 2003 2004OH001 Leg 065 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Richard Turner November 26th, 2003 2004OH002 Leg 066 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Willard Allen December 3rd, 2003 2004OH003 Leg 067 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
John A. Rose December 5th, 2003 2004OH004 Leg 068 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Richard Turner December 8th, 2003 2004OH005 Leg 069 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Herbert Deskins September 9th, 2003 2004OH035 Leg 070 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Arthur L. Schmidt November 18th, 2003 2004OH036 Leg 071 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Roy Arnold January 14th, 2004 2004OH037 Leg 072 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Foster Ockerman January 21st, 2004 2004OH038 Leg 073 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Ronald R. Cyrus February 4th, 2004 2004OH039 Leg 074 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Sam B. Thomas February 12th, 2004 2004OH040 Leg 075 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
David K. Karem February 16th, 2004 2004OH041 Leg 076 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Roger Noe March 8th, 2004 2004OH075 Leg 077 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Aubrey Williams March 25th, 2004 2004OH076 Leg 078 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Aubrey Williams April 20th, 2004 2004OH077 Leg 079 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
James P. Callahan May 17th, 2004 2004OH078 Leg 080 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Herbert Deskins May 18th, 2004 2004OH079 Leg 081 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
David K. Karem May 20th, 2004 2004OH080 Leg 082 Eric Moyen No Restrictions Online
Dorothy Priddy November 9th, 2005 2005OH135 Leg 083 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Norbert Blume January 31st, 2006 2006OH023 Leg 085 Jan Romond Restrictions Apply
Norbert Blume February 28th, 2006 2006OH024 Leg 086 Jan Romond Restrictions Apply
Walter S. Reichert January 11th, 2006 2006OH025 Leg 087 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Walter S. Reichert January 27th, 2006 2006OH026 Leg 088 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Dexter Wright January 9th, 2006 2006OH027 Leg 089 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Dexter S. Wright February 3rd, 2006 2006OH028 Leg 090 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Scott Miller, Jr. January 17th, 2006 2006OH029 Leg 091 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Fred F. Bradley March 2nd, 2006 2006OH030 Leg 092 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Romano L. Mazzoli January 24th, 2006 2006OH038 Leg 093 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Romano L. Mazzoli February 16th, 2006 2006OH039 Leg 094 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Hank Hancock February 9th, 2006 2006OH040 Leg 095 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Hank Hancock March 10th, 2006 2006OH041 Leg 096 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Scott Miller, Jr. March 6th, 2006 2006OH042 Leg 097 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Romano L. Mazzoli April 18th, 2006 2006OH059 Leg 098 Jan Romond Restrictions Apply
Thomas L. Jensen May 27th, 2006 2006OH073 Leg 099 Jessica Flinchem No Restrictions Online
Charles D. Wheeler June 23rd, 2006 2006OH078 Leg 100 Roy Salmons No Restrictions Online
Lloyd McKinney June 1st, 2006 2006OH079 Leg 101 Jessica Flinchem No Restrictions Online
Joe D. Stacy June 20th, 2006 2006OH080 Leg 102 Catherine Herdman No Restrictions Online
Darvin Allen June 20th, 2006 2006OH081 Leg 103 Catherine Herdman No Restrictions Online
Terry L. Mann June 20th, 2006 2006OH082 Leg 104 Christy Bohl No Restrictions Online
Thomas W. Todd June 20th, 2006 2006OH083 Leg 105 Jessica Flinchem No Restrictions Online
Danny R. Ford June 21st, 2006 2006OH084 Leg 106 Jessica Flinchem No Restrictions Online
Harry Moberly, Jr. June 27th, 2006 2006OH085 Leg 107 Jessica Flinchem No Restrictions Online
John D. Rogers June 28th, 2006 2006OH086 Leg 108 Jessica Flinchem No Restrictions Online
W. Terry McBrayer June 28th, 2006 2006OH104 Leg 109 Roy Salmons No Restrictions Online
Daisy Thaler June 28th, 2006 2006OH105 Leg 110 Catherine Herdman No Restrictions Online
Carl R. Hines, Sr. June 28th, 2006 2006OH106 Leg 111 Catherine Herdman No Restrictions Online
Joseph U. Meyer July 6th, 2006 2006OH107 Leg 112 Christy Bohl Restrictions Apply
Clyde Middleton July 7th, 2006 2006OH108 Leg 113 Christy Bohl No Restrictions Online
William K. McBee July 11th, 2006 2006OH109 Leg 114 Christy Bohl No Restrictions Online
Clay Crupper July 12th, 2006 2006OH110 Leg 115 Christy Bohl No Restrictions Online
Kenneth F. Harper July 17th, 2006 2006OH111 Leg 116 Christy Bohl No Restrictions Online
Lonnie Napier July 5th, 2006 2006OH114 Leg 117 Jessica Flinchem No Restrictions Online
Bobby H. Richardson July 10th, 2006 2006OH115 Leg 118 Jessica Flinchem No Restrictions Online
Joe Lane Travis July 12th, 2006 2006OH116 Leg 119 Jessica Flinchem No Restrictions Online
Nicholas Kafoglis July 11th, 2006 2006OH117 Leg 120 Jessica Flinchem No Restrictions Online
Douglas D. Moseley July 13th, 2006 2006OH118 Leg 121 Jessica Flinchem No Restrictions Online
Richard J. Fryman July 18th, 2006 2006OH119 Leg 122 Jessica Flinchem No Restrictions Online
Joseph Prather July 6th, 2006 2006OH129 Leg 123 Erik Tuttle No Restrictions Online
H. Edward O'Daniel July 7th, 2006 2006OH130 Leg 124 Erik Tuttle No Restrictions Online
Nicholas Baker July 11th, 2006 2006OH131 Leg 125 Erik Tuttle No Restrictions Online
William Donnermeyer, Sr. July 18th, 2006 2006OH132 Leg 126 Christy Bohl No Restrictions Online
William Donnermeyer, Sr. July 25th, 2006 2006OH133 Leg 127 Christy Bohl No Restrictions Online
D. Marshall Long July 18th, 2006 2006OH136 Leg 128 Catherine Herdman No Restrictions Online
Charles Gregory Higdon July 27th, 2006 2006OH137 Leg 129 Catherine Herdman No Restrictions Online
Gross C. Lindsay July 28th, 2006 2006OH138 Leg 130 Catherine Herdman No Restrictions Online
Frederic J. Cowan July 28th, 2006 2006OH139 Leg 131 Christy Bohl No Restrictions Online
Charles R. Holbrook III June 27th, 2006 2006OH142 Leg 132 Roy Salmons No Restrictions Online
W. Terry McBrayer July 12th, 2006 2006OH143 Leg 133 Roy Salmons No Restrictions Online
W. Terry McBrayer July 26th, 2006 2006OH144 Leg 134 Roy Salmons No Restrictions Online
John Marshall Berry, Jr. July 24th, 2006 2006OH145 Leg 135 Roy Salmons No Restrictions Online
John Marshall Berry, Jr. July 28th, 2006 2006OH146 Leg 136 Roy Salmons No Restrictions Online
William J. Lile August 11th, 2006 2006OH147 Leg 137 Jessica Flinchum No Restrictions Online
Adrian Arnold August 14th, 2006 2006OH148 Leg 138 Christy Bohl No Restrictions Online
Joseph Barrows August 18th, 2006 2006OH149 Leg 139 Christy Bohl No Restrictions Online
Frederic J. Cowan August 18th, 2006 2006OH150 Leg 140 Christy Bohl No Restrictions Online
Carl A. Nett August 14th, 2006 2006OH155 Leg 141 Erik Tuttle No Restrictions Online
Henry G. Lackey July 28th, 2006 2006OH156 Leg 142 Catherine Herdman Restrictions Apply
William K. Henry August 3rd, 2006 2006OH157 Leg 143 Catherine Herdman No Restrictions Online
William M. Lear August 10th, 2006 2006OH158 Leg 144 Catherine Herdman No Restrictions Online
J.R. Gray August 22nd, 2006 2006OH159 Leg 145 Catherine Herdman No Restrictions Online
Dorothy Priddy, Margie Priddy September 18th, 2006 2007OH032 Leg 146 Jan Romond No Restrictions Online
Patty Meyer, Danny Meyer April 20th, 2009 2009OH065 Leg 147 Amber Fogle Sergent No Restrictions
Jody Richards April 28th, 2009 2009OH080 Leg 148 Amber Fogle Sergent No Restrictions
Jody Richards May 26th, 2009 2009OH081 Leg 149 Amber Fogle Sergent No Restrictions
Jody Richards July 29th, 2009 2009OH177 Leg 150 Amber Fogle Sergent No Restrictions
Mary Lou Marzian April 7th, 2009 2010OH006 Leg 151 Heather Fox No Restrictions
Richard L. Frymire September 3rd, 2010 2010OH130 Leg 152 George G. Humphreys No Restrictions
Bill Ray Paxton October 20th, 2010 2010OH134 Leg 153 George G. Humphreys No Restrictions
Mike Cherry November 30th, 2010 2011OH002 Leg 154 George G. Humphreys No Restrictions
Jody Richards December 28th, 2010 2011OH003 Leg 155 George G. Humphreys No Restrictions
Lloyd Clapp September 5th, 2011 2011OH212 Leg 163 George G. Humphreys No Restrictions
William M. Cox September 14th, 2011 2011OH213 Leg 156 George G. Humphreys No Restrictions
Martha Jane King May 11th, 2011 2011OH215 Leg 157 George G. Humphreys No Restrictions
Donald J. Blandford October 12th, 2011 2011OH216 Leg 158 George G. Humphreys No Restrictions
E. Louis Johnson October 12th, 2011 2011OH221 Leg 159 George G. Humphreys No Restrictions
Robert Dee Wilkey October 4th, 2011 2011OH222 Leg 160 George G. Humphreys No Restrictions
Carroll Hubbard, Jr. November 11th, 2011 2012OH010 Leg 161 George G. Humphreys No Restrictions
Nicholas Z. Kafoglis May 12th, 2012 2012OH015 Leg 162 George G. Humphreys No Restrictions
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