Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991

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A native of Paris, Kentucky, Edward F. Prichard Jr. (1915--1984) graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School. He was a law clerk for United States Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter, a member of the White House staff during the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, and an...

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The University of Kentucky Medical Center was founded in 1956 during the second governorship of A. B. "Happy" Chandler (1955--1959). Physicians and others associated with the center discuss the planning and establishment of the facility; the selection of a director, department heads,...

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Born in Middletown, Jefferson County, in 1908, Lawrence Winchester Wetherby was an attorney, commissioner of the Jefferson County Juvenile Court, and lieutenant governor (1947--1950) and governor (1950--1955) of Kentucky. Wetherby and his associates discuss his family history, Louisville...

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This project focuses on the development of the modern Kentucky legislature. Former and current legislators, governors, and staff members discuss the development of the Legislative Research Commission (LRC), Richard P. Moloney and legislative reform, Wilson W. Wyatt Sr. and the 1960 Kentucky...

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Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, his associates, journalists, and historians discuss his life and career. The interviews are being used for a proposed biography of Chandler by Charles P. Roland. The complete collection record can be accessed on SPOKEdb, the Nunn Center's online...

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The complete collection record can be accessed on SPOKEdb, the Nunn Center's online collection catalog: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/series/18785/b-happy-chandler-political-career-oral-...

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John Sherman Cooper (1901--1991), born in Somerset, Kentucky, served as a United States senator (1947--1948, 1952--1955, and 1957--1973), ambassador to India and Nepal (1955--1956), and ambassador to East Germany (1974--1976). Cooper and his associates discuss the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the...

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