Interview with Scott Miller, Jr., March 6, 2006

Miller (Senate, 1958-1972; 36th district; Republican) recounts growing up during the Great Depression, his family's socio-economic status, and his views of the New Deal. He describes life during World War II, listening to the radio, rationing, and eventually joining the Navy. He details his experience heading the Kentucky Un-American Activities Committee during the sixties. He recounts campaigning for John Sherman Cooper, campaigning for his own seat, his early years in the legislature, his views on Vietnam, civil rights, Lyndon B. Johnson, and lobbyists. He gives his impressions of Georgia Powers, Marlow Cook and Wilson Wyatt. Part 2 of 2.

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Appalachian Volunteers, Inc.   Communism   Cook, Marlow W. (Marlow Webster), 1926-   Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991   Discrimination--Law and legislation--Kentucky   Frymire, Richard L.   Jefferson County (Ky.)   Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973   Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963   Kentucky. Supreme Court   King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968   Latta, Clifford   Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews   Lobbyists   Manual High School (Louisville, Ky.)   McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957   Miller, Scott, Jr., 1927-   Miller, Scott, Jr., 1927- --Interviews   Morton, Thruston B. (Thruston Ballard), 1907-1982   New Deal, 1933-1939   Political campaigns--Kentucky   Powers, Georgia Davis, 1923-   Social security   United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964   United States. Works Progress Administration.   Wetherby, Lawrence W. (Lawrence Winchester), 1908-   World War, 1939-1945.   Wyatt, Wilson W. (Wilson Watkins), 1905-1996--Interviews  

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