Murray State University Special Collections and Archives

Jackson Purchase Oral History Project

Kentucky Government and Politics Series
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The Politics and Government Series of the West Kentucky History and Culture Collection consists of interviews with Kentucky politicians and State government employees conducted by James W. Hammock during the 1970s. The collection also contains interviews with local and regional politicians in Western Kentucky by graduate students of the History Department of Murray State University. Those interviewed include Alben W. Barkley, Edward T. Breathitt, Louie B. Nunn, Earl C. Clement, Harry Lee Waterfield, Henry T. Ward, Pat M. McCuiston, Edward F. Prichard, Denver C. Knuckles, John C. Cornett, Lon Carter Barton, Wayne W. Freeman, Clay Wade Bailey, Clarence L. Timberlake and others.