Pondering Kentucky: The Magazine, Issue 1, 1990
Project: Glen Bastin's Pondering Kentucky Oral History Project
Interview SummaryHappy Chandler gives a speech after being named Rural Kentuckian of the Year by the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives.
The Second Edition, a barbershop quartet from Jefferson County, Kentucky, and winners of the International Barbershop Quartet Contest talk about their experiences with barbershop singing.
Gwen Jones from Greensburg, Kentucky, talks about her collection of photographs of toilets. She is sometimes referred to as the "Commode Lady."
Grace Wilson talks about the history of the William Whitley House and how William Whitley introduced the Thoroughbred horse to Kentucky for the first Derby.
Wendell H. Ford, a Kentucky senator, gives a humorous speech at a national convention in Kentucky.
Homer Luster, of Casey County, Kentucky, demonstrates his ability to imitate the sounds of different machines, including chainsaws and truck engines.
Mary Edith Engle, of Breathitt County, Kentucky, talks about becoming a pilot in the United States Air Force.
Velma Hammack, the owner of Hammack's Funeral Home in Paducah, Kentucky, talks about Charles "Speedy" Atkins and how A. Z. Hammack, Velma's late husband, preserved his dead body.
Wendell H. Ford
Mary Edith Engle
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