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Interview with Dexter Wright, January 9, 2006

Part of Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Dexter Wright, January 9, 2006
Creator:
Dexter Wright; interviewee. Jan Romond; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2006
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Wright (House 1962-1972; 1976-1980, 38th district; Republican) discusses his childhood and family, serving in the Army during World War II, his opposition to abortion, civil rights riots in Louisville and busing. Wright gives his impressions of governors Breathitt, Nunn, Ford, Carroll and Brown as well as Democratic representative Mitchell B. Denham. 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., Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States., Civil rights -- Kentucky., Kentucky. Governor (1963-1967 : Breathitt), Kentucky. Governor (1967-1971 : Nunn), Kentucky. Governor (1971-1974 : Ford), Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll), Kentucky. Governor (1979-1983 : Brown), Louisville (Ky.), Breathitt, Edward T., 1924-, Cook, Marlow W. (Marlow Webster), 1926-, Abortion, Civil rights, bussing, Nunn, Louie B., 1924-, Ford, Wendell H., 1924-, Carroll, Julian M. (Julian Morton), 1931-, Brown, John Y. (John Young) Jr., 1933-, Seum, Dan, Blandford, Donald J., Lobbyists, Denham, Mitchell B., House (1962-1972; 1976-1980), 38th district, House Minority Whip, 1968, Jefferson County (Ky.)
Source:
Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt776h4cp427/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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