Interview with Harold D. "Hal" Rogers, November 1, 2003

Project: Kentucky League of Cities Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, State Representative Hal Rogers briefly discusses his life from high school, to going to Cincinnati and unsuccessfully searching for a job, going to college and returning home to Pulaski County to uplift the community and start his political career. Rogers describes economic change in Eastern Kentucky, bringing in businesses, cleaning up the area (Pride Campaign), fighting against illegal drug use (UNITE), and changing the mindset of the people so that they can believe in doing well for themselves.

Interview Accession

2004oh032_klc022

Interviewee Name

Harold D. "Hal" Rogers

Interviewer Name

Sylvia Lovely

Interview Date

2003-11-01

Interview Keyword

Policy-making

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Rogers, Harold D. Interview by Sylvia Lovely. 01 Nov. 2003. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Rogers, H.D. (2003, November 01). Interview by S. Lovely. Kentucky League of Cities Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Rogers, Harold D., interview by Sylvia Lovely. November 01, 2003, Kentucky League of Cities Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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