Project SummaryRobert "Bob" Elledy Gable is the great-grandson of Justus S. Stearns, founder and owner of Stearns Coal & Lumber Company. In 1968, Gable moved from Stearns in McCreary County to Frankfort to serve as Parks Commissioner under Gov. Louie B. Nunn. He was a candidate in Republican Primary for U. S. Senate in 1972, and the Kentucky Republican gubernatorial nominee in 1975 losing to incumbent Gov. Julian Carroll. In 1995, Gable ran for Governor again, losing in the Republican primary to Larry Forgy. He was a chairman of the Kentucky Republican Party. In 2008, Gable was an at-large elector for the McCain/Palin ticket. In these interviews he talks about his colleagues and major events in Kentucky politics. Topics include campaigning, party politics and behind the scenes information.