Interview SummaryRoscoe L. Murray was a Major General in the U.S. Army before serving as Adjutant General under Governor Earle Clements. He was later appointed by Senator Clements to be the Director of the Office of Price Stabilization. In this interview, he discusses his appointments to these positions by Earle Clements. He talks about the conversations he had with Clements regarding political issues during his time in office. He discusses in particular the 1950 Teachers' March on Frankfort, Clements' views on integration, and the issue of Harry Lee Waterfield's lack of military service which arose during the campaign.
Interview LC SubjectClements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985 Governors--Kentucky Kentucky. Governor (1947-1950 : Clements) Legislators--United States Governors--Election Murray, Roscoe L. Murray, Roscoe L.--Interviews Politicians--Kentucky Politicians--United States Political campaigns--Kentucky Kentucky--Politics and government
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Murray, Roscoe L. Interview by Thomas Syvertsen. 08 Nov. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Murray, R.L. (1978, November 08). Interview by T. Syvertsen. Earle C. Clements Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Murray, Roscoe L., interview by Thomas Syvertsen. November 08, 1978, Earle C. Clements Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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