Interview with Charles L. Bartlett, October 12, 1982
Project: John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project
Interview SummaryCharles Bartlett discusses his first impressions of John Sherman Cooper and how their friendship formed through being allies on the issue of funding for the TVA. Throughout the interview, Bartlett discusses many of Cooper's political campaigns beginning in 1948. He also describes several Republican National Conventions. He talks about Cooper's appointment as ambassador to India and his decision to marry Lorraine. Bartlett talks about John Sherman Cooper's personality and his ability to get along with many different types of people of various political leanings. He talks about Cooper's relationships with many politicians, including Thruston Morton, Richard Nixon, George Aiken, and Prescott Bush, among others. He talks about the relationship between himself, the Coopers, and the Kennedys.
Interview KeywordVietnam War, 1961-1975 Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, 1917-1963 Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 Diplomatic and consular service, American--India Morton, Thruston B. (Thruston Ballard), 1907-1982 Morton, Thruston Ballard, 1907-1982 Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 United States. Warren Commission Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994 Gore, Albert, 1948- Law and legislation
Interview LC SubjectBartlett, Charles L. Bartlett, Charles L.--Interviews Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991 Politicians--Kentucky Politicians--United States Kentucky--Politics and government United States--Politics and government Washington (D.C.) Elections Cooper, Lorraine Political campaigns Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
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Bartlett, Charles L. Interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. 12 Oct. 1982. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Bartlett, C.L. (1982, October 12). Interview by T. L. Birdwhistell. John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Bartlett, Charles L., interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. October 12, 1982, John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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