Interview SummaryMcBee (House 1972-1990, 60th district; Democrat) recalls growing up in Burlington, Kentucky during the Great Depression and World War II, his family's filling station, college education, military service, and family life. He discusses his "bean bash" fundraisers for organizations, campaigning, political philosophy, legislation that brought in Florence Mall, horse racetracks, multi-county banking, and his impressions of several governors. McBee refuses to comment on his time as a lobbyist and subsequent charges of bribery in the BOPTROT scandal.
Interview LC SubjectBanking law Banking law--Kentucky Banks and banking Brown, John Young, Jr., 1933- Carroll, Julian Morton, 1931- Depressions--1929--Kentucky--Burlington Ford, Wendell H., 1924- Fund raising Horse industry--Kentucky Horse industry--Law and legislation--Kentucky Horse industry. Kentucky. Governor (1971-1974 : Ford) Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll) Kentucky. Governor (1979-1983 : Brown) Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews McBee, William K. McBee, William K.--Interviews Mental health laws Mental health laws--Kentucky Merit pay Philosophy--Political aspects Television World War, 1939-1945.
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McBee, William K. Interview by Christy Bohl. 11 Jul. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
McBee, W.K. (2006, July 11). Interview by C. Bohl. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
McBee, William K., interview by Christy Bohl. July 11, 2006, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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