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Interview with Earle C. Clements, November 17, 1976

Part of Earle C. Clements Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Earle C. Clements, November 17, 1976
Creator:
Earle C. Clements; interviewee. James W. Hammack, Jr.; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1976
Date uploaded:
2013
Description:
Former Kentucky politician, Earle C. Clements was a governor of Kentucky and served as one of the state's US Senator and US Representative. Clements has been appointed to various offices like Kentucky state highway commissioner and director of the US Senate Democratic Campaign Committee, among others. He served as the president of the Tobacco Institute for more than a decade. In this interview, Clements discusses some of the gubernatorial policy initiatives he left behind when he was elected to be one of Kentucky's US senators. Clements discusses his impetus to run for the US Senate and his preparations to leave the governorship. He addresses legislation and policy pertaining to agriculture, and reflects upon the policies of Roosevelt and Truman. Topics addressed also include tourist policies in Kentucky, his relationship with KEA while he was governor, civil rights and Senate Investigation Committee led by Joe McCarthy.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
Governors, Politicians, Legislators, Legislators--United States, Kentucky. Governor (1947-1950 : Clements), Clements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985, Clements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985--Interviews, Politicians--United States
Source:
Earle C. Clements Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7n028pdd8n/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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