Interview with John Sherman Cooper, May 18, 1981

Project: John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project

Interview Summary

The interview begins with some discussion of events from the Eisenhower administration such as the Lincoln Sesquicentennial Celebration, TVA funding, the Railroad Retirement Act and the Social Security Act. Cooper relates his thoughts on the 1960 presidential election. Returning to the Senate after his ambassadorship to India, JSC went to the Agriculture Committee from the Labor Committee. He believed that he could accomplish more for KY in this way. He remembers the U2 spy plane incident, with regret.

Interview Accession

1981oh059_coop041

Interviewee Name

John Sherman Cooper

Interviewer Name

William Cooper

Interview Date

1981-05-18

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Cooper, John Sherman Interview by William Cooper. 18 May. 1981. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Cooper, J.S. (1981, May 18). Interview by W. Cooper. John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Cooper, John Sherman, interview by William Cooper. May 18, 1981, John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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