Interview with John David Parker, May 10, 2012

Project: West Kentucky Politics Oral History Project

Interview Summary

In this interview, Dr. Parker, a retired Western Kentucky University (WKU) political scientist discusses the changes at WKU and state and local politics during his ten years in Kentucky. He provides insights on how the Civil War shaped partisan loyalties and offers a perspective on Warren County's place in regional alignments. Dr. Parker also discusses factors involved in shifting the region's politics from Democratic to Republican.

Interview Accession

2012oh014_wkp024

Interviewee Name

John David Parker

Interviewer Name

George G. Humphreys

Interview Date

2012-05-10

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Parker, John David Interview by George G. Humphreys. 10 May. 2012. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Parker, J.D. (2012, May 10). Interview by G. G. Humphreys. West Kentucky Politics Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Parker, John David, interview by George G. Humphreys. May 10, 2012, West Kentucky Politics Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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