Interview with Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, January 5, 1981

Project: New Deal in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, A.B. ?Happy? Chandler talks about the insignificant impact of the New Deal programs in Kentucky and contrasts his governorship with that of Ruby Laffoon. He describes the abuse of New Deal agencies in Kentucky, and politicians who supported the New Deal. Chandler also discusses his relationship with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and how the New Deal affected regional politics.

Interview Accession

2008oh165_nd002

Interviewee Name

Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler

Interviewer Name

Gregory Pettit

Interview Date

1981-01-05

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Chandler, Albert Benjamin Interview by Gregory Pettit. 05 Jan. 1981. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Chandler, A.B. (1981, January 05). Interview by G. Pettit. New Deal in Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Chandler, Albert Benjamin, interview by Gregory Pettit. January 05, 1981, New Deal in Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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