Interview with Arthur L. Schmidt, October 30, 2003

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Schmidt (House 1964, 1968-1982, 69th district; Senate 1984-1992, 11th district; Republican) discusses his roots in a German family living in Northern Kentucky, his Catholic education, early education and employment, military service, and entrance into politics through Young Republicans. He proceeds to recall impressions of several governors and legislators, key legislation during his tenure, and the inner workings of the legislative process. Highlights include Schmidt's opinion of the atomic bombing of Japan, civil rights legislation, corruption and reform of Northern Kentucky politics, and the formation of Northern Kentucky University. Part 1 of 2.

Interview Accession

2003oh183_leg064

Interviewee Name

Arthur L. Schmidt

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2003-10-30

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Schmidt, Arthur L. Interview by Eric Moyen. 30 Oct. 2003. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Schmidt, A.L. (2003, October 30). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Schmidt, Arthur L., interview by Eric Moyen. October 30, 2003, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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