Interview with Frederic J. Cowan, December 6, 2006

Project: Peace Corps Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Frederic "Fred" Cowan (Ethiopia, 1967-1969; Education Program), whose legal and political career in Louisville and Kentucky culminated in his becoming a Circuit Judge, discusses issues of war and civil rights protests in the 60s in the U.S. and describes his Peace Corps training in Utah and the political situation in Ethiopia as well his teaching English there. He also talks about much later international experience in Germany, Israel, Namibia and Slovenia and reflects on why Peace Corps is good for our country.

Interview Accession

2007oh019_pc095

Interviewee Name

Frederic J. Cowan

Interviewer Name

Jack Wilson

Interview Date

2006-12-06

Interview Keyword

Education Fred Cowan

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Cowan, Frederic J. Interview by Jack Wilson. 06 Dec. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Cowan, F.J. (2006, December 06). Interview by J. Wilson. Peace Corps Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Cowan, Frederic J., interview by Jack Wilson. December 06, 2006, Peace Corps Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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