Interview with E. Louis Johnson, August 15, 2002

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Johnson (House 1978-1992, 13th district; Democrat) begins the interview by discussing his family and education. He discusses campaigning and the experience of being a freshman legislator and contrasts the leadership styles of governors Brown, Carroll, Collins and Wilkinson. He critiques the outcomes of the education reform passed by the 1990 legislature and discusses his opposition to the child support legislation proposed in the 1990 legislature. He reminisces about the collegiality of the legislature and his pride in having served there.

Interview Accession

2002oh095_leg056

Interviewee Name

E. Louis Johnson

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2002-08-15

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Johnson, E. Louis Interview by Eric Moyen. 15 Aug. 2002. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Johnson, E.L. (2002, August 15). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Johnson, E. Louis, interview by Eric Moyen. August 15, 2002, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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