Interview with George Street Boone, October 30, 1990
Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project
Interview SummaryBoone (House 1972, 16th district; Democrat) recounts his family and educational history in Elkton (Ky.). He also discusses his military service during World War II, as well as Jim Crow laws in Kentucky. Interview highlights include Boone's work on the Kentucky Constitutional Revision Committee in the 1960s, his work with Ed Prichard, as well as his perspectives on the role of the media on the legislative process.
Interview KeywordAl Smith 1971 primary Bert T. Combs Boone family history campaigning Democratic Party) educational background Elkton Kentucky Emerson "Doc" Beauchamp Hase Hampton House (1972), 16th district John Swinford Judge Bob Brown Kentucky Government Council legislative independence Norbert Blume political philosophy Smith, Al Temperance League of Kentucky W. Terry McBrayer Wendell Ford
Interview LC SubjectAmerican Party Blume, Norbert L., 1922-2011 Boone, George Street Boone, George Street--Interviews Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991 Discrimination--Law and legislation--Kentucky Elkton (Ky.) Equal rights amendments--Kentucky Ford, Wendell H., 1924- Frymire, Richard L. Huddleston, Walter D. (Walter Darlington), 1926- Kentucky. Constitution Revision Committee Kentucky. General Assembly--Reform Kentucky. General Assembly. Legislative Research Commission Kentucky. Governor (1967-1971 : Nunn) Kentucky. Governor (1971-1974 : Ford) Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews Lobbyists-- Kentucky Logan County (Ky.) Mass media--Influence--United States McBrayer, W. Terry, 1937- Nunn, Louie B., 1924-2004 Politics--Kentucky--Logan County Powers, Georgia Davis, 1923- Prichard, E. F., (Edward Fretwell). Sales tax--Law and legislation--Kentucky Sullivan, William L., 1921- Temperance League of Kentucky Todd County (Ky.) World War, 1939-1945.
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Boone, George Street Interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. 30 Oct. 1990. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Boone, G.S. (1990, October 30). Interview by J. Suchanek. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Boone, George Street, interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. October 30, 1990, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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