Interview with Louie Mack, August 19, 2002
Part of Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project
- Interview with Louie Mack, August 19, 2002
- Eric Moyen; interviewer. Louie Mack; interviewee.
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- Mack (House 1986-1992, 77th district; Democrat) discusses his upbringing in Lexington, his career as an educator and how it influenced his legislative decisions, changes in Lexington over a period of 50 plus years, his involvement in local campaigns of several governors, his own grassroots campaign philosophy, his impressions of incumbent opponent David Van Horn and several governors, and key legislation during his tenure. Highlights include education reform, the BOPTROT affair, and the living will bill.
- Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
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- Legislators -- Kentucky -- Interviews., Teachers -- Kentucky -- Biography., Political campaigns -- Kentucky., Educational change -- Kentucky., Misconduct in office -- Kentucky., Lexington (Ky.), Kentucky. Governor (1983-1987 : Collins), Kentucky. Governor (1987-1991 : Wilkinson), Kentucky. Governor (1991-1995 : Jones), Collins, Martha Layne, Wilkinson, Wallace G., Jones, Brereton, Van Horn, David L., Kentucky Education Reform Act, Education, Segregation, Fayette County Education Association, military service, gubernatorial campaigns, campaigning, political philosophy, tax assessment, polling, BOPTROT, ethics legislation, civic involvement, Key Legislation: Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA), "coon dog bill", "living will bill", "greed bill", Term/District: House (1986-1992), 77th district, Counties in District: Fayette County (Ky.)
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