Interview with James Fleming Gordon, March 12, 1980

Project: Civil Rights in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

This interview with Federal Judge James F. Gordon was conducted by an unknown interviewer in 1980, just five years after he imposed the first cross-district racial integration plan for Jefferson County and Louisville. In this interview, Judge Gordon discusses that decision and the busing and demonstrations that ensued.

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2014oh077_crk001

Interviewee Name

James Fleming Gordon

Interview Date

1980-03-12

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Gordon, James Fleming Interview by . 12 Mar. 1980. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Gordon, J.F. (1980, March 12). Interview by . Civil Rights in Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Gordon, James Fleming, interview by . March 12, 1980, Civil Rights in Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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