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Interview with William D. Gorman, March 28, 2000

Part of Remembering City Hall: Kentucky League of Cities Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with William D. Gorman, March 28, 2000
Creator:
Terry L. Birdwhistell; interviewer. William D. Gorman; interviewee.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2000
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
William Dewey Gorman was a businessman and a mayor of Hazard Kentucky. In this interview, Gorman recounts his family's genealogy and their history in Kentucky, and his early political experiences. He discusses specifically the influence of his uncle Dewey Daniel, and his first jobs and business experiences. Gorman also describes the challenges facing Eastern Kentucky, and what solutions are likely to help in economic development. He discusses returning to Hazard, his experience opening a television station, and other business experiences.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Gorman, William D. (William Dewey), 1924-2010--Interviews., Mayors--Kentucky--Interviews., Hazard (Ky.), Kentucky Jaycees., Daniel, Dewey, 1898-1972., Kentucky., Television broadcasting., Economic development--Kentucky.
Type:
sound
Source:
Remembering City Hall: Kentucky League of Cities Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7hmg7frk5d/data/mets.xml
Rights:
This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Please go to http://kdl.kyvl.org for more information.