Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Gilbert Kingsbury

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Thu, 12/01/1988




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Mr. Kingsbury gives a brief synopsis of his education and places of employment: tells of working for Kentucky Post newspaper and the Crosley Broadcasting Company on political activities concerning the Ohio Valley: attending National Political Conventions: arranging meetings between news personnel and Kentucky political candidates: working for U. S. Senator (1951-1957) Earl C. Clements (1896-1985), Senator Clements personality: reminisces about effort to stop gambling in Northern Kentucky, names individuals and political leaders involved in the effort: recalls concerts sponsored by the Kentucky Post newspaper at the Devou Park Amphitheater: speaks of the efforts to have the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Center located in Covington and to have a community college (Now Northern Kentucky University) located in the area.

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