Interview with Danny R. Ford, June 21, 2006

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Ford (House 1980-, 80th district; Republican) talks about his family, his education, his real estate business, auctioneering, campaigning, and his early experience in the legislature. He frequently relates his views on the mechanics of the General Assembly, particularly the role of leadership in controlling legislation through committee appointments and other means. He details his opposition to the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA), he assesses Paul Patton's health care reform initiative and he discusses the committee system. He reflects on leadership of governors Wilkinson, Brown, Collins, Jones, Patton and Fletcher.

Interview Accession

2006oh084_leg106

Interviewee Name

Danny R. Ford

Interviewer Name

Jessica Flinchem

Interview Date

2006-06-21

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Ford, Danny R. Interview by Jessica Flinchem. 21 Jun. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ford, D.R. (2006, June 21). Interview by J. Flinchem. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Ford, Danny R., interview by Jessica Flinchem. June 21, 2006, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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