Interview with Livingston Taylor, February 28, 1992
Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project
Interview SummaryTaylor, a reporter for the Louisville Courier-Journal newspaper out of the Frankfort Bureau from 1964-1987, continues his discussion of several governors' administrations and also covers campaign finance controversies and reforms, alleged kickbacks and payoffs, the role of the legislature and the governor, his career in journalism, and concludes with a discussion of his activities after retirement and his opinion on the decline of newspapers as the primary news medium. Part 2 of 2.
Interview Keywordappropriation and revenues committee Berry, John Jr. Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway Black Sheep Squadron bottle bill campaign finance reform coal severance tax Department of Highways Emberton, Thomas D. government spending health insurance legislation Kentucky Merit System Law kickbacks legislative independence legislative term limits Louisville Courier Journal Louisville Times McBrayer, Terry Metz, Frank Nicaragua role of legislators Sales tax legislation Sikorsky helicopter Thomas D. Emberton Toyota Manufacturing (Georgetown, Ky.) United Press International Ward, Thomas M. Weisenberger, Richard women in the legislature
Interview LC SubjectBlume, Norbert L., 1922-2011 Brown, John Young, Jr., 1933- Campaign funds--Kentucky Carroll, Julian Morton, 1931- Civil rights Coal mines and mining Collins, Martha Layne Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991 Ford, Wendell H., 1924- George, Phyllis Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990. Journalists--Kentucky--Interviews Kentucky. Governor (1959-1963 : Combs) Kentucky. Governor (1963-1967 : Breathitt) Kentucky. Governor (1967-1971 : Nunn) Kentucky. Governor (1971-1974 : Ford) Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll) Kentucky. Governor (1979-1983 : Brown) Kentucky. Governor (1983-1987 : Collins) Kidd, Mae Street, 1904- Legislative reporting--Kentucky McBrayer, W. Terry, 1937- Moloney, Michael R. Nunn, Louie B., 1924-2004 Powers, Georgia Davis, 1923- Prichard, E. F., (Edward Fretwell). Taylor, Livingston, 1930- Taylor, Livingston, 1930- --Interviews Wilkinson, Wallace G.
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Taylor, Livingston Interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. 28 Feb. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Taylor, L. (1992, February 28). Interview by J. Suchanek. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Taylor, Livingston, interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. February 28, 1992, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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