Interview with Thomas D. Clark, June 14, 1978

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Clark discusses his educational career, the Lyman Johnson court case which led to the integration of the University of Kentucky, both academically and in athletics. The reaction of the UK Board of Trustees and the Lexington community to the Johnson decision is detailed. He talks about the Blazer Lecture Series, especially the appearance of Ralph Bunche.

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1978oh072_kh038

Interviewee Name

Thomas D. Clark

Interviewer Name

Marguerite Ruttle

Interview Date

1978-06-14

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Clark, Thomas D. Interview by Marguerite Ruttle. 14 Jun. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Clark, T.D. (1978, June 14). Interview by M. Ruttle. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Clark, Thomas D., interview by Marguerite Ruttle. June 14, 1978, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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