Interview with Lucien T. Hardin, December 27, 1991
Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project
Interview SummaryHardin (House 1970-1974, 97th district; Republican) gives an overview of the legislative process, discusses leadership, women in the General Assembly, religious and racial demographics of his constituency, the effect of increased coal industry on rural roads, and dealing with lobbyists. He describes his philosophy of the role of the legislature, and the inherent difficulties of working within a two-party system. Part 2 of 2.
Interview Keyword97th district, Kentucky banking and insurance committee Bill Kenton bipartisanship Campaigns Coal Mining coal severance tax Committee placement Dottie Priddy elections and constitutional amendments committee Harold DeMarcus Highway and traffic Committee Hoover Dawahare Johnson County, Kentucky Lawrence County, Kentucky legislative independence legislative process lobbyists Local party structures Mae Street Kidd Martin County, Kentucky Mountain Caucus Norbit Blume Racial demographics redistricting Religious demographics Republican Party) Servance tax committee Veto power
Interview LC SubjectApportionment (Election law) Blume, Norbert L., 1922-2011 Carroll, Julian Morton, 1931- Coal mines and mining Dawahare, Hoover, 1928-2004 Ford, Wendell H., 1924- Hardin, Lucien T. Hardin, Lucien T.--Interviews Kidd, Mae Street, 1904- Leadership--Political aspects Legislation Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews Lobbying Lobbyists Lobbyists-- Kentucky Nunn, Louie B., 1924-2004 Political campaigns--Kentucky Race discrimination Religion Religion and politics--Kentucky Rural roads--Kentucky--Safety measures Veto Women legislators--Kentucky
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Hardin, Lucien T. Interview by Judy K. Bowen. 27 Dec. 1991. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Hardin, L.T. (1991, December 27). Interview by J. K. Bowen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Hardin, Lucien T., interview by Judy K. Bowen. December 27, 1991, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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