Interview with Frederic J. Cowan, August 18, 2006

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Cowan (House 1982-1987, 32nd district; Democrat) delves into his campaigns for state attorney general, lieutenant governor, county judge executive, U.S. Senate, and circuit judge. He discusses issues he faced as attorney general, including election fraud, campaign finance, juvenile death penalty, child support and child sex abuse. Cowan also covers his political philosophy, the role of the press, his sometimes contentious relationship with Governor Wilkinson, campaigning for presidential candidates, and returning to law practice. Part 2 of 2.

Interview Accession

2006oh150_leg140

Interviewee Name

Frederic J. Cowan

Interviewer Name

Christy Bohl

Interview Date

2006-08-18

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Cowan, Frederic J. Interview by Christy Bohl. 18 Aug. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Cowan, F.J. (2006, August 18). Interview by C. Bohl. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Cowan, Frederic J., interview by Christy Bohl. August 18, 2006, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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