Pondering Kentucky: The Magazine, Issue 17,

Project: Glen Bastin's Pondering Kentucky Oral History Project

Interview Summary

In this issue of Pondering Kentucky, there is first a recording of Charles McDowell, a journalist and political correspondent, giving a speech at the Kentucky Association of Elected Cooperatives. In this speech, he discusses Kentucky, his career, and Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler.

Glen Bastin sits down with Pat Haragan, author of, "The Weeds of Kentucky and Adjacent States." Their conversation highlights Haragan's career, research, and book, as well as information about various weeds found in the United States.

Additionally, Glen Bastin speaks with Ted Howard, a Calloway County (Ky.) extension agent, about popcorn production in the county.

Then, Glen Bastin details the history and origin of Frankfort (Ky.).

Glen Bastin then meets with Joe Ley, of Joe Ley Antiques, Inc., a three-story antique shop located in Louisville (Ky.). They discuss how the business started, the importance of the building, and the antiques for sale in the shop.

Bastin then speaks with Keith Hitch and Glen Veezy who are members of the Kentucky Falconry Association. They talk about what falconry is, the birds that are used, and the Kentucky Falconry Association.

Glen Bastin also speaks to Kenneth Howard, the owner of an apple tree orchard in Casey County (Ky.). They discuss what is needed for an apple orchard, the best types of apples, and the economic hardships one may face when running an apple orchard.

The issue ends with Bastin meeting again with Homer Luster, a sound imitator. Homer shows his new imitations and describes his time on national television.

Interview Accession

2012oh074_pk017

Interviewee Name

Charles McDowell

Pat Haragan

Ted Howard

Joe Lay

Keith Hitch

Glen Veezy

Kenneth Howard

Homer Luster

Interviewer Name

Glen Bastin

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McDowell, Charles Interview by Glen Bastin. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

McDowell, C. (n.d.). Interview by G. Bastin. Glen Bastin's Pondering Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

McDowell, Charles, interview by Glen Bastin. (n.d.), Glen Bastin's Pondering Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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