Interview with Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, Jr., August 6, 1997

Project: Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, Jr. Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Edward T. ("Ned") Breathitt Jr. was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky in 1924. In 1951 he won the first of three consecutive terms in the Kentucky House of Representatives and he served as Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky from 1963 to 1967. This interview focuses on the effects of power on a person's constitution as observed by Breathitt and his experience with race relations and racism in Kentucky (including the effects on the death penalty and lynching).

Interview Accession

1997oh049_etb012

Interviewee Name

Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, Jr.

Interviewer Name

James C. Klotter

Terry L. Birdwhistell

Interview Date

1997-08-06

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Breathitt, Edward T., Jr. Interview by James C. Klotter. 06 Aug. 1997. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Breathitt, E.T., Jr. (1997, August 06). Interview by J. C. Klotter. Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, Jr. Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Breathitt, Edward T., Jr., interview by James C. Klotter. August 06, 1997, Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, Jr. Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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