Interview with Lon Carter Barton, March 28, 1991
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- Interview with Lon Carter Barton, March 28, 1991
- Jeffrey Suchanek; interviewer. Lon Carter Barton; interviewee.
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- Barton (House 1959-1964, 3rd district, 2nd district; Democrat) discusses his reasons for leaving the legislature and the various pieces of legislation he supported while in office, including the construction of the Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway, and Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway. He concludes with his interests in education and historical initiatives. Part 3 of 3.
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