Interview with Leonard R. Hislope, October 7, 1991

Hislope (House 1956-1966, 84th district; 1976, 83rd district; Republican) picks up with his run in the 1959 primary, and discusses rumors of his backing from the "court house ring," political opponents, his impression of several governors and legislative leaders, his time as Minority Floor Leader, his reputation as an orator, key legislation, and political philosophy. Highlights include the perceived conflict of interest between his employment with Kentucky Utilities, and the ten year gap from 1966 until regaining his seat for a final term in 1976. Part 3 of 3.

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Abortion   Appalachian Regional Commission   Carroll, Julian Morton, 1931-   Caudill, Harry M., 1922-1990   Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991   Civil rights   Civil rights--Kentucky   Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991   Communism   Community colleges   Community colleges--Kentucky   Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991   Educational change   Ford, Wendell H., 1924-   Hislope, Leonard R.   Hislope, Leonard R.--Interviews   Kentucky Historical Society.   Kentucky Utilities Company   Kentucky. Governor (1955-1959 : Chandler)   Kentucky. Governor (1959-1963 : Combs)   Kentucky. Governor (1967-1971 : Nunn)   Kentucky. Governor (1971-1974 : Ford)   Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll)   Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews   Lowman, Harry King, 1913-1977   Nunn, Louie B., 1924-2004   Political campaigns--Kentucky   Prayer in the public schools   Pulaski County (Ky.)   Segregation   Somerset (Ky.)   Veterans   Waterfield, Harry Lee, 1911-1988  

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