Interview with Charles D. Wheeler, June 23, 2006

Wheeler (House 1964-1972, 100th district; Republican) discusses his background of public service in Ashland, the growing popularity of the Republican Party in Kentucky, changes in campaign funding, industrial development and pullout in Ashland, civil rights legislation, his impressions of the Breathitt and Nunn administrations, and his work campaigning for party members. Key legislation in education funding and reform, and state parks is included.

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Ashland (Ky.)   Ashland (Ky.)--Officials and employees.   Boyd County (Ky.)   Breathitt, Edward T., 1924-   Church and state   Coal mines and mining   Committees   Discrimination--Law and legislation--Kentucky   Education   Freedom of speech   Hazelrig, Bill   Industrialization   Kentucky. Education Reform Act (1990)   Kentucky. Governor (1963-1967 : Breathitt)   Kentucky. Governor (1967-1971 : Nunn)   King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968   Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews   Medical laws and legislation   Morehead State University   Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994   Nunn, Louie B., 1924-2004   Parks   Parks--Kentucky--Management   Political campaigns--Kentucky   Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )   Stuart, Jesse, 1906-1984   Wheeler, Charles D.   Wheeler, Charles D.--Interviews  

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