Project SummaryLawrence Eugene "Larry" Forgy, Jr. was born in Lewisburg, Kentucky in 1939. He attended the University of Kentucky and George Washington University where he earned his bachelors and law degree. After moving to Lexington, he ran for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 1991, but lost in the primary. He ran in 1995, but was again defeated by Gov. Paul E. Patton. In 1999 he ran unsuccessfully for the Kentucky Supreme Court. Forgy has been a practicing attorney and the president of the non-profit organization, Health Kentucky. He was a Republican national committeeman, the Kentucky chairman of Ronald W. Reagan's successful presidential election bids, vice chairman of Kentucky Council Higher Education, chairman of the Finance Committee of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, and general counsel and budget director in the administration of former Governor Louie B. Nunn. In these interviews, Forgy reflects on his colleagues and major events in Kentucky politics. Topics include campaigning, party politics and behind the scenes information.