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Interview with Dottie Priddy, November 9, 2005

Part of Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Dottie Priddy, November 9, 2005
Creator:
Dottie Priddy; interviewee. Jan Romond; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2005
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Priddy (House 1970-1991, 45th district; Democrat) discusses her family history, Native American heritage, growing up in Louisville, her father’s position as a Baptist minister, her education in drafting and engineering, and her marriage at a very young age. She discusses her entry into politics via serving as precinct captain for her district, her daughter Margie’s birth during her first session as legislator, and how Margie became a fixture at the Capitol during legislative sessions. Priddy recalls her experience as a woman in a male-dominated environment, meeting with GE and Ford representatives, legislation concerning water quality, roads, criminal sentencing, domestic abuse, and drug abuse. Highlights include Priddy’s arrest during the busing riots in Louisville and her work towards the Marital Rape bill. Part 1 of 2.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Legislators -- Kentucky -- Interviews., Women legislators -- Kentucky -- Interviews., Engineering -- Study and teaching., Louisville (Ky.) -- Politics and government., Spousal abuse -- Law and legislation -- Kentucky., Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll), Women legislators, Louisville (Ky.), Detroit (Mich.), Priddy, Margie, Economic Development Committee (Chair), General Electric Company, Ford Motor Company, Catholic Coalition Against the Death Penalty, Engineering, Religion, campaigning, Water quality, Roads, revenue allocation, Busing for school integration, Mental health, Drug abuse, Marital Rape Bill, roads legislation, water quality legislation, Truth in Sentencing bill, House (1970-1991), 45th district, Jefferson County (Ky.)
Type:
sound
Source:
Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7rv11vff5b/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.