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Interview with William B. Keightley, July 19, 2006

Part of William B. Keightley Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with William B. Keightley, July 19, 2006
Creator:
Keightley, William B.; Interviewee. Suchanek, Jeffrey; Interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2006
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
This interview begins with Keightley recollection of the ROTC building fire in 1970 at the University of Kentucky which led to Governor Nunn's decision to call in the National Guard, and how those events affected the basketball team. He then discusses the athletic department and athletic directors. He also discusses the success of the basketball program as opposed to a historically less successful football program. Keightly specifically talks about University of Kentucky basketball players Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones and Ralph Beard.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
University of Kentucky--Basketball, Rupp, Adolph (1901-1977), Hall, Joe B. (Joe Beason), Athletic directors, Newton, Charles Martin (C.M.), Barnhart, Mitch, Student movements -- Kentucky -- Lexington, United States. National Guard Bureau, Kentucky Wildcats (Basketball team)
Source:
William B. Keightley Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt70cf9j450n/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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