Interview with Andrew Eckdahl, July 6, 1978

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

The senior managing editor for the Lexington Herald discusses media coverage of news affecting the African American community in Lexington. Integration's effect on subsequent coverage and the hiring of African American reporters is also discussed. Mr. Eckdahl reminisces about Fred Wachs (general manager of the Herald for many years) and his view of integration, as well as the newspaper's coverage of the civil rights movement.

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1978oh098_kh060

Interviewee Name

Andrew Eckdahl

Interviewer Name

Marguerite Ruttle

Interview Date

1978-07-06

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Eckdahl, Andrew Interview by Marguerite Ruttle. 06 Jul. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Eckdahl, A. (1978, July 06). Interview by M. Ruttle. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Eckdahl, Andrew, interview by Marguerite Ruttle. July 06, 1978, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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