Interview with P. Joseph Clarke, Jr., July 24, 2002

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Clarke (House 1970-71, 50th district; 1972-1998, 54th district; Democrat) covers his education, experiences in Danville, Kentucky, law and political background, candid impressions of governors and fellow legislators, extensive work on the Appropriations and Revenue Committee, and his philosophy on the role of the legislature. Highlights include his thoughts on reform in education, taxes, healthcare, and state budgeting. He concludes with reminiscences of his time as Speaker of the House (1994).

Interview Accession

2002oh051_leg050

Interviewee Name

P. Joseph Clarke, Jr.

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2002-07-24

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Clarke, P. Joseph, Jr. Interview by Eric Moyen. 24 Jul. 2002. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Clarke, P.J., Jr. (2002, July 24). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Clarke, P. Joseph, Jr., interview by Eric Moyen. July 24, 2002, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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