Interview with Robert G. Finn, Jr., July 30, 1978

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Robert Finn, a graduate of Dunbar High School, talks about his participation in local politics. He names some of the Black political leaders in Lexington, Kentucky; the ties between Black and white politicians; how Black constituents can influence elections; some of the white politicians who have been helpful to Black politicians; and his recent political campaign which was marred by rumors of his association with a racist police chief.

Interview Accession

1978oh120_kh080

Interviewee Name

Robert G. Finn, Jr.

Interviewer Name

Edward Owens

Interview Date

1978-07-30

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Finn, Robert G., Jr. Interview by Edward Owens. 30 Jul. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Finn, R.G., Jr. (1978, July 30). Interview by E. Owens. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Finn, Robert G., Jr., interview by Edward Owens. July 30, 1978, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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