Interview with Carl A. Nett, August 14, 2006

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Nett (House 1970-1990, 35th district; Democrat) talks about his decision to run for office, working for Eugene McCarthy's presidential campaign, social life in Frankfort in 1970, legislative independence, the difference in legislators' term lengths when he entered and left the legislature, the 1970 freshman class of legislators and their resistance to gubernatorial control, the evolution of the role of lobbyists, his opposition to the Toyota plant and the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA), and his campaign philosophy. Nett describes the race that ended his service in the legislature, his run for Mayor of Louisville and the rise of the Republican Party in Kentucky. Nett devotes considerable time discussing his views about Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson.

Interview Accession

2006oh155_leg141

Interviewee Name

Carl A. Nett

Interviewer Name

Erik Tuttle

Interview Date

2006-08-14

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Nett, Carl A. Interview by Erik Tuttle. 14 Aug. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Nett, C.A. (2006, August 14). Interview by E. Tuttle. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Nett, Carl A., interview by Erik Tuttle. August 14, 2006, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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