Interview with Ralph W. Derickson, July 13, 2021

Project: University of Kentucky: The Turbulent Years (1965-1975) Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Ralph Derickson enrolled at the University of Kentucky in the fall of 1964 after working for two years for the Clay City Times newspaper. He earned his degree in Journalism at U.K. while working as a reporter for the Lexington Herald. In 1970, Ralph was hired as the public relations associate for the Council of State Governments and worked there until 1980, whereupon he was employed by the University of Kentucky in Public Relations until his retirement in 2005. In this interview he discusses events on the U.K. campus in 1968 and 1969.

Interview Accession

2021oh0708_ukty0382

Interviewee Name

Ralph W. Derickson

Interviewer Name

Jeffrey Suchanek

Interview Date

2021-07-13

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Derickson, Ralph W. Interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. 13 Jul. 2021. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Derickson, R.W. (2021, July 13). Interview by J. Suchanek. University of Kentucky: The Turbulent Years (1965-1975) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Derickson, Ralph W., interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. July 13, 2021, University of Kentucky: The Turbulent Years (1965-1975) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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