Interview with Charles W. Berger, November 14, 2003



Description: 
Berger (Senate 1980-1996, 17th district; Democrat) discusses his childhood in a coal camp in Harlan County, education, law practice, public service, political philosophy, and impressions of several governors. Included in the issues discussed are labor-management disputes in Harlan County, the role of the legislature, victim's bill of rights and worker's compensation law.

Interview Accession: 
2004oh001_leg065
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Interview Date: 
2003-11-14
LC Subjects: 
Apportionment (Election law)   Bell County (Ky.)   Berger, Charles W.   Berger, Charles W.--Interviews   Brown, John Young, Jr., 1933-   Coal mines and mining   Coal mines and mining--Kentucky--Harlan County   Collins, Martha Layne   Educational change   Harlan County (Ky.)   Jones, Brereton   Kentucky. Education Reform Act (1990)   Kentucky. Governor (1979-1983 : Brown)   Kentucky. Governor (1983-1987 : Collins)   Kentucky. Governor (1987-1991 : Wilkinson)   Kentucky. Governor (1991-1995 : Jones)   Kentucky. Governor (1995-2003 : Patton)   Labor disputes   Labor disputes -- Kentucky   Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews   Leslie County (Ky.)   Letcher County (Ky.)   Mary Helen (Ky.)   Military education.   Patton, Paul E., 1937-   Perry County (Ky.)   Philosophy--Political aspects   Practice of law   Tobacco industry--Law and legislation--Kentucky   Tourism   Whitley County (Ky.)   Wilkinson, Wallace G.   Workers' compensation  

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