Interview with Ken Hechler, April 28, 1987

Project: Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project

  • Description
  • Play Interview
  • Rights & Request
  • Citation

Interview Summary

Ken Hechler, a West Virginia congressman, discusses the political corruption surrounding the Mingo County, West Virginia elections in the 1960s. He talks about the Fair Elections Committee and the issues they were trying to solve, specifically in Mingo County. He talks about antipoverty legislation as well as the influence of the VISTA and Appalachian Volunteers programs. He discusses the results of the work done by the Fair Elections Committee in West Virginia.

Interview Accession

1992oh348_app358

Interviewee Name

Ken Hechler

Interviewer Name

Gibbs Kinderman

Interview Date

1987-04-28

Interview Keyword

anti-poverty organizations

Interview Rights

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Interview Usage

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Restriction

No Restrictions


access interview in full screen  

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Add this interview to your cart in order to begin the process of requesting access to a copy of and/or permission to reproduce interview(s). 


Hechler, Ken Interview by Gibbs Kinderman. 28 Apr. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hechler, K. (1987, April 28). Interview by G. Kinderman. Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Hechler, Ken, interview by Gibbs Kinderman. April 28, 1987, Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





Persistent Link for this Record: https://kentuckyoralhistory.org/ark:/16417/xt7vdn3zv843