Interview with A. D. Albright, August 7, 1990

Project: University of Kentucky Oral History Project

Interview Summary

A.D. Albright discusses his experience with Fayette County, Kentucky's Urban County Council. He describes the role of Mayor Scotty Baesler and the relationship between Baesler and UK's Interim President Charles T. Wethington, Jr. He also talks about Kentucky government in general and corruption in government. He tells a story about attending a Democratic Executive Committee meeting and a Republican Executive Committee meeting the same day and questions about money that had been "lost" in Frankfort. Albright describes educational initiatives in local government in Lexington and library cooperation within Kentucky and between Kentucky and other states. He discusses what he wants to see in the future in regards to Fayette County government. He provides his opinions of merged county and city governments.

Interview Accession

1990oh233_af404

Interviewee Name

A. D. Albright

Interviewer Name

Terry L. Birdwhistell

Interview Date

1990-08-07

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Albright, A. D. Interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. 07 Aug. 1990. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Albright, A.D. (1990, August 07). Interview by T. L. Birdwhistell. University of Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Albright, A. D., interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. August 07, 1990, University of Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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