Interview with Walter D. Huddleston, February 18, 2002
Project: Walter D. Huddleston Oral History Project
Interview SummaryWalter D. Huddleston discusses his early career in the U.S. Senate. He talks about his relationships and interactions with fellow senators, colleagues, and U.S. presidents. He talks about adjusting to the way Senate operated on a national level. He talks about the work environment in Washington, D.C. He talks about maintaining lines of communication with Kentucky. He talks about his legislative platforms and successful bills and resolutions. He talks about balancing time for himself and his family with the high demands of the U.S. Senator position.
Interview KeywordPublic figures Political relationships Mentorship Work traditions Working conditions Working conditions Congressional committees Legislative processes Political traditions Party caucuses Watergate scandal Impeachment processes Congressional oversight Political influences U.S. Senators Senators Work relations
Interview LC SubjectHuddleston, Walter D. (Walter Darlington), 1926- United States. Congress. Senate. Legislators--United States. Work environment--Congresses. Washington (D.C.) Moving, Household. Public relations. Political campaigns. Democratic Party (U.S.) Professional relationships Watergate Affair, 1972-1974 Political culture. Legislation. Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Washington, D.C.) Work-life balance. Cook, Marlow W. (Marlow Webster), 1926-2016 Ford, Wendell H., 1924-2015
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Huddleston, Walter D. Interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. 18 Feb. 2002. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Huddleston, W.D. (2002, February 18). Interview by T. L. Birdwhistell. Walter D. Huddleston Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Huddleston, Walter D., interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. February 18, 2002, Walter D. Huddleston Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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