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Interview with Edward Ford, September 29, 2003

Part of Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview with Edward Ford, September 29, 2003
Edward Ford; interviewee. Eric Moyen; interviewer.
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In the second part of this two-part interview, Ford (Senate 1978-1994, 30th district; Democrat) picks up with a discussion about the 1985 special session called by Governor Collins on education reform. He also covers legislation on nuclear waste destruction, water quality, the bottle bill, road improvement, economic development, high incarceration rates, education reform, and workers compensation
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
University of Kentucky
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