Interview with Walter S. Reichert, January 27, 2006

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Reichert (House 1964, 46th district; Senate 1966-1972, 34th district; Republican) reflects on his childhood and early educational experiences. He discusses his interest in the Civil War, his early campaigning efforts and his expectations as a freshman representative. He details opposition to the school district merger under the "umbrella plan" that resulted in bussing in Jefferson County. Reichert talks about his work on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway, the Falls of the Ohio center, and the Health and Welfare Committee. He gives his impressions of governors Breathitt, Nunn and Ford as well as Louisville legislators Mazzoli and McConnell. Part 2 of 2.

Interview Accession

2006oh026_leg088

Interviewee Name

Walter S. Reichert

Interviewer Name

Jan Romond

Interview Date

2006-01-27

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Reichert, Walter S. Interview by Jan Romond. 27 Jan. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Reichert, W.S. (2006, January 27). Interview by J. Romond. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Reichert, Walter S., interview by Jan Romond. January 27, 2006, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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