Interview with Sam W. Ezelle, November 30, 1976

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

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Interview Summary

Ezelle discusses his time working as the Secretary for the Congress of Industrial Organization during Chandler's administration. In particular, he focuses on organized labor's relationship with Chandler - especially considering how Chandler gained the support of Kentucky labor while the national unions made concerted efforts to oppose Chandler. Ezelle discusses traveling with Chandler and supporting Chandler in his campaigns. Ezelle also imitates Chandler with an impression throughout the interview that Roland makes note of.

Interview Accession

1980oh087_cpr019

Interviewee Name

Sam W. Ezelle

Interviewer Name

Charles P. Roland

Interview Date

1976-11-30

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Ezelle, Sam W. Interview by Charles P. Roland. 30 Nov. 1976. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ezelle, S.W. (1976, November 30). Interview by C. P. Roland. A. B. "Happy" Chandler: The Dr. Charles P. Roland Interviews. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Ezelle, Sam W., interview by Charles P. Roland. November 30, 1976, 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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