Interview with Frederic J. Cowan, August 18, 2006



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Cowan (House 1982-1987, 32nd district; Democrat) delves into his campaigns for state attorney general, lieutenant governor, county judge executive, U.S. Senate, and circuit judge. He discusses issues he faced as attorney general, including election fraud, campaign finance, juvenile death penalty, child support and child sex abuse. Cowan also covers his political philosophy, the role of the press, his sometimes contentious relationship with Governor Wilkinson, campaigning for presidential candidates, and returning to law practice. Part 2 of 2.

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2006oh150_leg140
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Interview Date: 
2006-08-18
LC Subjects: 
Bosnia and Hercegovina   Campaign funds--Law and legislation   Capital punishment   Capital punishment--Kentucky   Child abuse   Child abuse--Law and legislation--Kentucky   Child Support Enforcement Project   Child support--Law and legislation   Clinton, Bill, 1946-   Cowan, Frederic J.   Cowan, Frederic J.--Interviews   Elections -- Corrupt practices   Gore, Albert, 1948-   Governors--Transition periods   Hollenback, Todd   Jefferson County (Ky.)   Jones, Brereton   Juvenile delinquents   Kentucky. Governor (1987-1991 : Wilkinson)   Kentucky. Governor (1991-1995 : Jones)   Kentucky. Governor (1995-2003 : Patton)   Kerry, John, 1943-   Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews   Louisville (Ky.)   Lynch, Cox, Gilman and Mahan, LLC.   Namibia   Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe   Patton, Paul E., 1937-   Political campaigns--Kentucky   Practice of law   Sloane, Harvey I.   University of Kentucky. Board of Trustees   Voter registration--Corrupt practices   Wilkinson, Wallace G.   Youth  

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