Interview with Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, Jr., November 28, 1995

Project: Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, Jr. Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Edward T. ("Ned") Breathitt Jr. was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky in 1924. In 1951 he won the first of three consecutive terms in the Kentucky House of Representatives and he served as Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky from 1963 to 1967. This interview covers the sales tax debate that occurred during his Governorship, his take on political divisions, both parties as well as within the Democratic Party, and his experience with politics and the media.

Interview Accession

1995oh204_etb005

Interviewee Name

Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, Jr.

Interviewer Name

Terry L. Birdwhistell

James C. Klotter

Interview Date

1995-11-28

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Breathitt, Edward T., Jr. Interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. 28 Nov. 1995. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Breathitt, E.T., Jr. (1995, November 28). Interview by T. L. Birdwhistell. Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, Jr. Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Breathitt, Edward T., Jr., interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. November 28, 1995, Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, Jr. Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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