Interview with Joe Wright, August 14, 2002

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Wright (Senate 1976-1992, 5th district; Democrat) recounts experiences during his 17 years as senator Highlights include discussion of education reform, his membership in the "Black Sheep Squadron," campaigning methods, BOPTROT, and gubernatorial control. He reflects on the leadership styles of governors Ford, Carroll, Brown, Collins and Wilkinson.

Interview Accession

2002oh094_leg055

Interviewee Name

Joe Wright

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2002-08-14

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Wright, Joe Interview by Eric Moyen. 14 Aug. 2002. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Wright, J. (2002, August 14). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Wright, Joe, interview by Eric Moyen. August 14, 2002, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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