Interview with Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, April 24, 1981

Project: A. B. "Happy" Chandler: The Dr. Charles P. Roland Interviews

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Interview Summary

Charles P. Roland interviews Albert B. "Happy" Chandler for the Chandler Project, with the goal of writing a biography about Chandler. Chandler is a former Kentucky Governor, Baseball Commissioner, and U.S. Senator. Chandler discusses the latter half of his political career, including his unsuccessful bids for governor throughout the 1960s and 1970s as well as his involvement in state politics. He discusses other aspects of his career, including his close relationship with Rose Kennedy; his decision to support Louie B. Nunn, a Republican candidate, for governor in 1967; and his time on the Board of Trustees at the University of Kentucky during the 1960s and 1970s.

Interview Accession

1989oh075_cpr068

Interviewee Name

Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler

Interview Date

1981-04-24

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Chandler, Albert Benjamin Interview by . 24 Apr. 1981. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Chandler, A.B. (1981, April 24). Interview by . A. B. "Happy" Chandler: The Dr. Charles P. Roland Interviews. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Chandler, Albert Benjamin, interview by . April 24, 1981, A. B. "Happy" Chandler: The Dr. Charles P. Roland Interviews, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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