Interview with Frank Hare, July 9, 1977

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

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Interview Summary

Hare discusses his personal relationship with Happy Chandler and his family, including his time traveling and playing golf with Chandler. He mentions some "colorful" incidents that Chandler has been involved in and describes Chandler's campaigning and public speaking skills, including his strong ability to read the crowd and respond to get them engaged. He discusses Chandler's relationship with George Wallace as a potential running mate for president. He describes Chandler's friendships, calling Chandler a very loyal and just man who will do anything for his friends. Hare mentions the UK Medical Center and the approval of Jackie Robinson as important contributions made by Chandler, concluding the interview by saying Chandler should be in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Interview Accession

1980oh092_cpr024

Interviewee Name

Frank Hare

Interviewer Name

Charles P. Roland

Interview Date

1977-07-09

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Hare, Frank Interview by Charles P. Roland. 09 Jul. 1977. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hare, F. (1977, July 09). 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.

Hare, Frank, interview by Charles P. Roland. July 09, 1977, 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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