Interview with Jim Webb, November 13, 2015

Project: Exploring the Legacies of Appalshop Oral History Project

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Jim Webb recalls becoming aware of the destructiveness of strip-mining and how this became a focus of his creative work and his life as an activist. He remembers the challenges of community organizing in the wake of the 1977 flood. He discusses his arrival at WMMT, and how he came to a career as a radio personality and station/program manager at Appalshop.

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2015oh496_appal017

Interviewee Name

Jim Webb

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Jeffrey A. Keith

Rayna Gellert

Interview Date

2015-11-13

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Webb, Jim Interview by Jeffrey A. Keith. 13 Nov. 2015. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Webb, J. (2015, November 13). Interview by J. A. Keith. Exploring the Legacies of Appalshop Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Webb, Jim, interview by Jeffrey A. Keith. November 13, 2015, Exploring the Legacies of Appalshop Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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