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Interview with John Swinford, July 6, 1988

Part of Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with John Swinford, July 6, 1988
Creator:
David Breaux; interviewer. John Swinford; interviewee.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1988
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Swinford (House 1962, 56th district; 1963-1974, 62nd district; Democrat) highlights the leadership styles of governors Nunn, Ford, Brown and Collins. He also considers the impact of legislative reform, the rules committee and the interim committees on the power dynamics between the House, Senate and Governor's office during his tenure in the General Assembly. He concludes the interview reflecting on the trend toward a full-time legislature.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Legislators -- Kentucky -- Interviews., Kentucky. General Assembly -- Reform., Kentucky. Governor (1959-1963 : Combs), Kentucky. Governor (1963-1967 : Breathitt), Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll), Kentucky. Governor (1967-1971 : Nunn), Kentucky. Governor (1971-1974 : Ford), Kentucky. Governor (1979-1983 : Brown), Kentucky. Governor (1983-1987 : Collins), Breathitt, Edward (Ned), Nunn, Louie B., Ford, Wendell, Carroll, Julian, Collins, Martha Layne, Maloney, Richard (Dick), Combs, Bert T., Brown, John Y. Jr., interim committees, coal severance tax, sales tax legislation, Rules Committee, Waterfield, Harry Lee, Legislative Research Commission (LRC), Legislative Audit Committee, Fleming, Jim, lobbyists, Democratic caucus, redistricting, leadership, Key Legislation:, Term/District: House (1962), 56th district; (1963-1974), 62nd district, Leadership Position(s): House Majority Floor Leader, 1972-1974, Counties in District: Scott County (Ky.) -- Harrison County (Ky.)
Type:
sound
Source:
Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7nzs2k7477/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.