Interview with Richard Weisenberger, November 30, 1990

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Weisenberger (House 1976-1980, 1st district; Democrat) discusses his early childhood in Graves County (Ky.) and early work as a journalist for the Lexington Herald before beginning his political career. During this interview Weisenberger focuses on his time with the "Black Sheep Squadron" while in the House and his views on major pieces of legislation sponsored and rejected including the sales tax decrease, ERA legislation, and Kentucky's Product Liability Act. Weisenberger concludes with his reasons for not seeking reelection.

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1990oh307_leg022

Interviewee Name

Richard Weisenberger

Interviewer Name

Jeffrey Suchanek

Interview Date

1990-11-30

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Weisenberger, Richard Interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. 30 Nov. 1990. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Weisenberger, R. (1990, November 30). Interview by J. Suchanek. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Weisenberger, Richard, interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. November 30, 1990, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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