Interview with Don Marsh, May 20, 1987

Project: Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Don Marsh was involved with the VISTA program in Mingo County, West Virginia during the 1960s. In this interview he discusses the corruption of the political system in West Virginia and how the VISTA workers became involved. He talks about the VISTA workers' involvement in anti-strip mining legislation. He discusses the relationships between VISTA workers, local people, and local politicians. He talks about Governor Hulett Smith and Senator Robert Byrd and their views on the War on Poverty. He discusses his opinions on the impact of the War on Poverty.

Interview Accession

1992oh354_app364

Interviewee Name

Don Marsh

Interviewer Name

Gibbs Kinderman

Interview Date

1987-05-20

Interview Keyword

anti-poverty organizations

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Marsh, Don Interview by Gibbs Kinderman. 20 May. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Marsh, D. (1987, May 20). Interview by G. Kinderman. Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Marsh, Don, interview by Gibbs Kinderman. May 20, 1987, Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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