Interview with Paula Marea Anderson, June 8, 2009

Project: History of Broadcasting in Kentucky: Radio Free Lexington (WRFL) Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Anderson begins the interview by discussing her involvement with the effort to create an alternative, student-run radio station associated with the University of Kentucky during the 1980s. Anderson talks of Kathleen "Kakie" Urch, one of the primary founders of WRFL. The issues of convincing the university's administration to approve the radio station are then explored. The interviewee also describes more people who helped in the establishment of WRFL. Possible sources of funding for the radio station are examined, as well as the challenges of obtaining an FCC license for the station. WRFL's first broadcast is also briefly touched on. Anderson concludes the interview by assessing WRFL's role within the University of Kentucky landscape.

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2009oh142_hbk064

Interviewee Name

Paula Marea Anderson

Interviewer Name

Mick Jeffries

Interview Date

2009-06-08

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Anderson, Paula Marea Interview by Mick Jeffries. 08 Jun. 2009. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Anderson, P.M. (2009, June 08). Interview by M. Jeffries. History of Broadcasting in Kentucky: Radio Free Lexington (WRFL) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Anderson, Paula Marea, interview by Mick Jeffries. June 08, 2009, History of Broadcasting in Kentucky: Radio Free Lexington (WRFL) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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