Interview with Thomas D. Clark, December 21, 1977

Project: Earle C. Clements Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Historian Dr. Thomas Clark talks about his experiences with Earle Clements as a governor and senator. He recalls the campaign in 1947 to call a convention to revise the Kentucky state constitution. He recounts the case of Lyman Johnson and the NAACP challenging Kentucky's Day Law, which enforced racial segregation in Kentucky schools. Dr. Clark also talks about Johnson as a graduate student and about graduate school in general terms.

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1978oh001_clem033

Interviewee Name

Thomas D. Clark

Interviewer Name

Thomas Syvertsen

Interview Date

1977-12-21

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Clark, Thomas D. Interview by Thomas Syvertsen. 21 Dec. 1977. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Clark, T.D. (1977, December 21). Interview by T. Syvertsen. Earle C. Clements Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Clark, Thomas D., interview by Thomas Syvertsen. December 21, 1977, Earle C. Clements Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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