Interview with James Bruce, September 12, 2003

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Bruce (House 1964-2004, 9th district; Democrat) recalls his childhood and college experiences in eastern Tennessee before coming to Kentucky. He reflects on his 40 years in the House, including his impressions of several governors, legislators and leaders, key legislation in banking and transportation, his philosophy of government, his wife's role in advancing his career as legislator, and the move towards legislative independence.

Interview Accession

2003oh179_leg063

Interviewee Name

James Bruce

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2003-09-12

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Bruce, James Interview by Eric Moyen. 12 Sep. 2003. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Bruce, J. (2003, September 12). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Bruce, James, interview by Eric Moyen. September 12, 2003, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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