Interview with John Swinford, July 6, 1988
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- Interview with John Swinford, July 6, 1988
- David Breaux; interviewer. John Swinford; interviewee.
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- 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.
- Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
- University of Kentucky
- 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.)
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