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Interview with Herbert "Herbie" Deskins, September 9, 2003

Part of Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview with Herbert "Herbie" Deskins, September 9, 2003
Eric Moyen; interviewer. Herbert "Herbie" Deskins; interviewee.
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Deskins (House 1976-1998, 94th district; Republican) talks about his family, education, military service, working as a Young Democrat in support of Henry Ward's gubernatorial campaign against Louie B. Nunn, his association with the sedition case against Alan and Margaret McSurely, his work for the Democratic party in Eastern Kentucky in the late 1960s, his work as Pike County Attorney and bringing the National Young Democrats Convention to Kentucky. Interview ends abruptly with Deskins' reflections on his association with Paul Patton prior to and during his term as governor. Part 1 of 2.
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
University of Kentucky
Legislators -- Kentucky -- Interviews., Young Democrats of America., Practice of law -- Kentucky -- Pike County., Politcal campaigns -- Kentucky., Kentucky. Governor (1967-1971 : Nunn), Kentucky. Governor (1971-1974 : Ford), Kentucky. Governor (1995-2003 : Patton), McSurely, Alan, 1936-, 1936-, Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991 T., 1911-1991, Patton, Paul E., 1937-, Pike County (Ky.), Natural Resources and Education Committee (Chair), Baesler, Scotty, Banahan, Steve, Ward, Henry, McSurely, Alan, 1936-, Sedition, Hayeswood, William, Peden, Katherine, Combs, Dan Jack, Reed, Claude, Ratcliff, Thomas, Pike County Attorney (Pike County, Ky.), Rutherford, Wayne, Kazee, Fuzzy, Perkins, Carl Dewey, 1912-1984, Friend, Kelsey, Ford, Wendell H., 1924-, Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991, Young Democrats Convention, House (1976-1998), 94th district, Pike County (Ky.) -- Floyd County (Ky.
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