Interview with Sue Ella Easterling Kobak, October 28, 1985

Project: Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Sue Ella Easterling Kobak was involved with the Appalachian Volunteers during the War on Poverty. In this interview she discusses how she became involved with the Appalachian Volunteers and her feelings towards the other AVs. She talks about the politics of Appalachia and about fighting against the local power structures. She discusses the situation surrounding the firing of Joe Mulloy by the AVs. She talks about why many college students joined the AVs and discusses the work she did while employed by the organization.

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1992oh346_app356

Interviewee Name

Sue Ella Easterling Kobak

Interviewer Name

Gibbs Kinderman

Interview Date

1985-10-28

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Kobak, Sue Ella Easterling Interview by Gibbs Kinderman. 28 Oct. 1985. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Kobak, S.E. (1985, October 28). Interview by G. Kinderman. Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Kobak, Sue Ella Easterling, interview by Gibbs Kinderman. October 28, 1985, Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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