Interview SummaryNoe (House 1977-1992, 88th district; Democrat) recalls growing up in Harlan, an interest in politics while in college, his background as a professor of psychology and a mental health counselor, factionalism in the Democratic Party, key legislation in flood mitigation, strip mining, issues concerning mental health, and impressions of several governors and legislative leaders. Highlights include Noe's involvement with KERA and discussions of the sometimes contentious environment of the legislature.
Interview Keywordappropriation and revenues committee campaigning Clarke, Joe coal severance tax College Democrats Cumberland College Education Committee education reform Kentucky Coal Museum legislative independence Legislative Research Commission (LRC) lottery party factions political demographics Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence Rapier, Kenny role of legislators role of media Stovall, Thelma Superintendent of Public Instruction candidacy Toyota Manufacturing (Georgetown, Ky.) Wilkinson, Martha Young Turks
Interview LC SubjectBlandford, Donald J. Brown, John Young, Jr., 1933- Carroll, Julian Morton, 1931- Coal mines and mining Coal mines and mining--Kentucky--Harlan County Collins, Martha Layne Educational change Educational change--Kentucky Flood damage prevention--Kentucky--Harlan Floods--Kentucky Gasoline--Taxation Harlan (Ky.) Harlan County (Ky.) Kentucky Education Association Kentucky. Education Reform Act (1990) Kentucky. General Assembly. Legislative Research Commission Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll) Kentucky. Governor (1979-1983 : Brown) Kentucky. Governor (1983-1987 : Collins) Kentucky. Governor (1987-1991 : Wilkinson) Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews McBrayer, W. Terry, 1937- Mental health counselors--Kentucky--Biography Moloney, Michael R. Noe, Roger Noe, Roger--Interviews Prichard, E. F., (Edward Fretwell). Regionalism Stovall, Thelma L., 1919-1994 Wilkinson, Wallace G. Workers' compensation
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Noe, Roger Interview by Eric Moyen. 08 Mar. 2004. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Noe, R. (2004, March 08). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Noe, Roger, interview by Eric Moyen. March 08, 2004, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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