Interview with Wheeler Everett Stinson, August 8, 1986

Project: Appalachia: Moonshiners and Revenuers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this second interview with Wheeler Stinson, he discusses police informants, theft and the burgeoning illegal practice of marijuana growth in the mountains. Russell Stockton discusses how much police investigations rely on informants and shares some of his views on law enforcement and the importance of fairness and impartiality.

Interview Accession

1986oh220_app068

Interviewee Name

Wheeler Everett Stinson

Interviewer Name

Betty Ellison

R. H. Stockton

Interview Date

1986-08-08

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Stinson, Wheeler Everett Interview by Betty Ellison. 08 Aug. 1986. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Stinson, W.E. (1986, August 08). Interview by B. Ellison. Appalachia: Moonshiners and Revenuers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Stinson, Wheeler Everett, interview by Betty Ellison. August 08, 1986, Appalachia: Moonshiners and Revenuers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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