Interview with John Calpin, August 8, 1982

Project: I Remember When: Times Gone But Not Forgotten Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

When he graduated from Temple University with a journalism degree in 1925, John Calpin (1904-1991) became a police reporter for The Philadelphia Bulletin. There, he witnessed first hand the impact of Prohibition on the city of Philadelphia and the vast power of the Republican City Machine. In the decades that followed, Calpin would go on to become a newspaper bureau chief and civic reformer.

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2017oh258_irw026

Interviewee Name

John Calpin

Interviewer Name

Charles Hardy, III

Interview Date

1982-08-08

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Calpin, John Interview by Charles Hardy, III. 08 Aug. 1982. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Calpin, J. (1982, August 08). Interview by C. H. III. I Remember When: Times Gone But Not Forgotten Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Calpin, John, interview by Charles Hardy, III. August 08, 1982, I Remember When: Times Gone But Not Forgotten Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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