Interview with George Street Boone, October 30, 1990

Boone (House 1972, 16th district; Democrat) recounts his family and educational history in Elkton (Ky.). He also discusses his military service during World War II, as well as Jim Crow laws in Kentucky. Interview highlights include Boone's work on the Kentucky Constitutional Revision Committee in the 1960s, his work with Ed Prichard, as well as his perspectives on the role of the media on the legislative process.

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American Party   Blume, Norbert L., 1922-2011   Boone, George Street   Boone, George Street--Interviews   Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991   Discrimination--Law and legislation--Kentucky   Elkton (Ky.)   Equal rights amendments--Kentucky   Ford, Wendell H., 1924-   Frymire, Richard L.   Huddleston, Walter D. (Walter Darlington), 1926-   Kentucky. Constitution Revision Committee   Kentucky. General Assembly--Reform   Kentucky. General Assembly. Legislative Research Commission   Kentucky. Governor (1967-1971 : Nunn)   Kentucky. Governor (1971-1974 : Ford)   Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews   Lobbyists-- Kentucky   Logan County (Ky.)   Mass media--Influence--United States   McBrayer, W. Terry, 1937-   Nunn, Louie B., 1924-2004   Politics--Kentucky--Logan County   Powers, Georgia Davis, 1923-   Prichard, E. F., (Edward Fretwell).   Sales tax--Law and legislation--Kentucky   Sullivan, William L., 1921-   Temperance League of Kentucky   Todd County (Ky.)   World War, 1939-1945.  

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