Interview with Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, August 26, 1974

Project: A. B. "Happy" Chandler: The Dr. Charles P. Roland Interviews

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Interview Summary

Former Kentucky governor and U.S. Senator Albert B. "Happy" Chandler discusses some miscellaneous parts of his life and political career with University of Kentucky professor Charles P. Roland. Chandler discusses his strong feelings of destiny which persisted throughout his life, his difficult childhood and his involvement with the church, and historical figures who inspired him as a child. He also discusses aspects of his political career, such as his favorite accomplishments of his time in the U.S. Senate, his role in the desegregation of Kentucky schools, and the Reorganization Act which defined his first gubernatorial term as governor.

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1980oh069_cpr001

Interviewee Name

Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler

Interviewer Name

Charles P. Roland

Interview Date

1974-08-26

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Chandler, Albert Benjamin Interview by Charles P. Roland. 26 Aug. 1974. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Chandler, A.B. (1974, August 26). Interview by C. P. Roland. A. B. "Happy" Chandler: The Dr. Charles P. Roland Interviews. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Chandler, Albert Benjamin, interview by Charles P. Roland. August 26, 1974, A. B. "Happy" Chandler: The Dr. Charles P. Roland Interviews, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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