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Interview with Earle Bell, September 18, 1975

Part of Earle C. Clements Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Earle Bell, September 18, 1975
Creator:
Earle Bell; interviewee. Terry L. Birdwhistell; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1975
Date uploaded:
2013
Description:
In this interview, Earle Bell, former editor of the Union County Advocate of Morganfield, Kentucky, describes first knowing Senator Earle C. Clements as a high school football coach. He talks about Clements' tenure as county judge, his campaign style, and Clements' campaign for congress. Bell provides his evaluation of Clements' as a congressman, governor, and senator. He discusses Clements' senatorial re-election campaign loss in 1956 and his relationship with his constituents. Bell also describes the Clements' and Combs' administrations and provides an evaluation of Clements' political philosophy.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Governors, Politicians, Legislators, Legislators--United States, Bell, Earle, Bell, Earle--Interviews, Clements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985, Kentucky. Governor (1947-1950 : Clements), Politicians--United States
Type:
sound
Source:
Earle C. Clements Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7gb56d367n/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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