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Interview with William Donnermeyer, Sr., July 18, 2006

Part of Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with William Donnermeyer, Sr., July 18, 2006
Creator:
Christy Bohl; interviewer. William Donnermeyer, Sr.; interviewee.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2006
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Donnermeyer (House 1970-1994, 67th district; Democrat) speaks at length of his childhood in Northern Kentucky during the Great Depression, Cincinnati in the 1930s, his military service, Catholic upbringing, early employment, and family life. He discusses his interest in politics, political philosophy, his impressions of Governors Carroll, Brown, and Collins, and legislation on the lottery and education reform. Highlights include his remembrance of practical jokes and rowdy behavior on the floor. Part 1 of 2.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
Legislators -- Kentucky -- Interviews., Great Depression -- Kentucky, Northern., Cincinnati (Ohio), Educational change -- Kentucky., Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll), Kentucky. Governor (1979-1983 : Brown), Kentucky. Governor (1983-1987 : Collins), Apportionment (Election law), Educational change, Kenton, William G., Kentucky Educational Television, Practical jokes, Northern Kentucky, Dayton (Ky.), Bellevue (Ky.), Cincinnati, Ohio, Coney Island (Ohio), Carroll, Julian M. (Julian Morton), 1931-, Brown, John Y. (John Young) Jr., Collins, Martha Layne, Kenton, Bill (Boom Boom), Blanford, Donald J., Schmidt, Arthur L., Kentucky Dam Village State Park, Kentucky Educational Television (KET), Toyota Manufacturing (Georgetown, Ky.), Great Depression, Radio, World War II, military service, pipefitting, Catholicism, Labor unions, campaigning, legislative independence, committee selection, camaraderie, pranks, Budget, stopping the clock, Regionalism, Lobbyists, redistricting, education reform, lottery, Term/District: House (1970-1994), 68th district, Leadership Position(s): House Majority Caucus Chair, 1976-1986, Counties in District: Campbell County (Ky.) -- Bracken County (Ky.) -- Pendleton County (Ky.)
Source:
Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt715d8ncv8n/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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