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Interview with Louie Mack, August 19, 2002

Part of Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Louie Mack, August 19, 2002
Creator:
Eric Moyen; interviewer. Louie Mack; interviewee.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2002
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
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.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
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.)
Source:
Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7ttd9n3s6t/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.