Interview with Joseph Prather, August 8, 1988

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Prather (House 1968-1972, 26th district; Senate 1974-1986, 10th district; Democrat) discusses his time in the House and Senate and the evolution of the legislature during his tenure in the General Assembly. Interview highlights Louie B. Nunn's successful passage of sales tax legislation, and the gubernatorial styles of Kentucky governors Nunn, Ford, Collins and Brown. Prather compares the pros and cons of strong legislatures and strong governors.

Interview Accession

1988oh134_leg002

Interviewee Name

Joseph Prather

Interviewer Name

David Breaux

Interview Date

1988-08-08

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Prather, Joseph Interview by David Breaux. 08 Aug. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Prather, J. (1988, August 08). Interview by D. Breaux. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Prather, Joseph, interview by David Breaux. August 08, 1988, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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