Interview with Malcolm Holliday, January 28, 1981

Project: John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Holliday discusses his family's long association with the Coopers. His father and JSC worked for the Internal Revenue Service in KY for a time. Holliday remembers Cooper's bid for nomination to the governorship of KY against King Swope and also mentions reasons for JSC losing his 1948 campaign for the Senate. In 1954, Holliday worked in Cooper's office and also on later campaigns. He characterizes Senator Cooper's relationships with President Eisenhower, Alben Barkley, "Happy" Chandler and Thruston Morton. He discusses the effects of campaign contributions and media coverage on elections.

Interview Accession

1981oh012_coop033

Interviewee Name

Malcolm Holliday

Interviewer Name

Terry L. Birdwhistell

Interview Date

1981-01-28

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Holliday, Malcolm Interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. 28 Jan. 1981. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Holliday, M. (1981, January 28). Interview by T. L. Birdwhistell. John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Holliday, Malcolm, interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. January 28, 1981, John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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