Interview with Neil Plummer, October 22, 1985

Project: University of Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Dr. Plummer is the former head of the University of Kentucky Journalism Department, and his wife is the daughter of former dean of the College of Commerce Edward Wiest. In this interview they discuss the history of the Department of Journalism at UK. Plummer talks about some of the controversial articles written in the student newspaper the Kentucky Kernel over the years. They discuss UK administrators and faculty, including Dean Wiest, Dr. Best, and Dr. Funkhouser, among others. They tell personal anecdotes about UK President Dr. Frank McVey.

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1990oh327_af426

Interviewee Name

Neil Plummer

Interviewer Name

Charles G. Talbert

Interview Date

1985-10-22

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Plummer, Neil Interview by Charles G. Talbert. 22 Oct. 1985. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Plummer, N. (1985, October 22). Interview by C. G. Talbert. University of Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Plummer, Neil, interview by Charles G. Talbert. October 22, 1985, University of Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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