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Interview with William K. McBee, July 11, 2006

Part of Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with William K. McBee, July 11, 2006
Creator:
Christy Bohl; interviewer. William K. McBee; interviewee.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2006
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
McBee (House 1972-1990, 60th district; Democrat) recalls growing up in Burlington, Kentucky during the Great Depression and World War II, his family’s filling station, college education, military service, and family life. He discusses his “bean bash” fundraisers for organizations, campaigning, political philosophy, legislation that brought in Florence Mall, horse racetracks, multi-county banking, and his impressions of several governors. McBee refuses to comment on his time as a lobbyist and subsequent charges of bribery in the BOPTROT scandal.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Legislators -- Kentucky -- Interviews., Depressions -- 1929, Great Depression -- Kentucky -- Burlington., World War, 1939-1945., Horse industry -- Law and legislation -- Kentucky., Banks and banking -- Law and legislation -- Kentucky., Kentucky. Governor (1971-1974 : Ford), Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll), Kentucky. Governor (1979-1983 : Brown), Carroll, Julian M. (Julian Morton), 1931-, Brown, John Y. (John Young) Jr., 1933-, Ford, Wendell H., 1924-, World War II, Television, Fund raising, Mental health laws, Horse industry, Banking law, Merit pay, Burlington (Ky.), Georgetown College, Florence Mall, Latonia Racecourse, Business Organizations and Professions Committee (Chair), military service, political philosophy, Northern Kentucky caucus, BOPTROT, ethics legislation, inter-county banking bill, Term/District: House (1972-1990), 60th district, Counties in District: Boone County (Ky.)
Type:
sound
Source:
Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7n8p5v7m7b/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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