Interview with Herbert Deskins, September 9, 2003

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Deskins (House 1976-1998, 94th district; Democrat) talks about his family, education, military service, working as a Young Democrat in support of Henry Ward's gubernatorial campaign against Louie B. Nunn, his association with the sedition case against Alan and Margaret McSurely, his work for the Democratic party in Eastern Kentucky in the late 1960s, his work as Pike County Attorney and bringing the National Young Democrats Convention to Kentucky. Interview ends abruptly with Deskins' reflections on his association with Paul Patton prior to and during his term as governor. Part 1 of 2.

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2004oh035_leg070

Interviewee Name

Herbert Deskins

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2003-09-09

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Deskins, Herbert Interview by Eric Moyen. 09 Sep. 2003. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Deskins, H. (2003, September 09). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Deskins, Herbert, interview by Eric Moyen. September 09, 2003, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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