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Interview with George Street Boone, October 30, 1990

Part of Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with George Street Boone, October 30, 1990
Creator:
George Street Boone; interviewee. Jeffrey Suchanek; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1990
Date digitized:
2012
Description:
Boone (House 1972, 16th district; Democrat) recounts his family and educational history in Elkton (Ky.). He also discusses his military service during World War II, as well as Jim Crow laws in Kentucky. Interview highlights include Boone's work on the Kentucky Constitutional Revision Committee in the 1960s, his work with Ed Prichard, as well as his perspectives on the role of the media on the legislative process.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
Legislators -- Kentucky -- Interviews., Discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Kentucky., Kentucky. Constitution Revision Committee., Prichard, E.F. (Edward Fretwell), Kentucky. General Assembly -- Reform., Mass media -- Influence -- Kentucky., Equal rights amendments -- Kentucky., World War II., Elkton (Ky.), American Party., Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991., Ford, Wendell H., 1924-, Blume, Norbert L., 1992-, McBrayer, W. Terry, 1937-, Temperance League of Kentucky., law school, Constitution Revision Committee, Kentucky Government Council, political philosophy, legislative independence, Swinford, John, Kentucky Equal Rights Amendment, ethics legislation, campaigning, Key Legislation: Kentucky Equal Rights Amendment, 1972., Term/District: House (1972), 16th district, Counties in District: Logan County (Ky.) -- Todd County (Ky.)
Source:
Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7zpc2t582z/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.