Interview with John A. Rose, September 24, 2003

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Rose (Senate 1978-1998, 28th district; Democrat) describes campaigning in the 1970s for an office he would ultimately hold for 21 years. He discusses his political philosophy, the "Black Sheep Squadron", and his experiences in senate leadership. He reflects on working with governors Brown, Carroll, Ford, Collins and Wilkinson. Issues highlighted include education reform, taxation, legislative independence, Toyota, cockfighting and worker's compensation. Part 1 of 2.

Interview Accession

2003oh174_leg058

Interviewee Name

John A. Rose

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2003-09-24

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Rose, John A. Interview by Eric Moyen. 24 Sep. 2003. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Rose, J.A. (2003, September 24). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Rose, John A., interview by Eric Moyen. September 24, 2003, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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