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0:33 - Family

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Partial Transcript: I'd like to start off the interview with some personal questions about where you were born, when you were born, some info about your family.

Segment Synopsis: Keith talks about his childhood and his family. His father had several jobs including owning a strawberry farm.

Keywords: Berea College; Blackmarket; Danville, Kentucky; Madison County; Richmond, Kentucky; Strawberries

Subjects: Agriculture

23:22 - Issue at Berea College

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Partial Transcript: That was a job she enjoyed very much although she didn't leave Berea College with good feelings.

Segment Synopsis: Keith discusses an issue that his mother had at Berea College when she worked there.

Keywords: Berea College

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30:40 - Education and career

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Partial Transcript: Course, like I said, I went to a one-room school.

Segment Synopsis: Keith discusses his education, career, and why he started working for the newspaper.

Keywords: Eastern Kentucky University; Laurel County; London Sentinel Echo

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65:14 - Purchasing the London Sentinel Echo

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Partial Transcript: I was constantly fighting stuff like that.

Segment Synopsis: Keith explains that his brother-in-law was general manager of the newspaper. When it was suggested that the newspaper switch from a weekly to a daily, Keith decided to buy the rest of the family out of the newspaper to prevent a move that he felt would ruin it.

Keywords: Laurel County; London Sentinel Echo

Subjects: American newspapers--Ownership

76:44 - Reporting

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Partial Transcript: We have our typesetting system now.

Segment Synopsis: Keith talks about intimidation and threats that he has experienced for printing the news.

Keywords: Intimidation; Laurel County; London Sentinel Echo; Threats

Subjects: Advertising, Newspaper American newspapers--Ownership Newspaper editors--United States Newspaper reporting

92:22 - Laurel County

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Partial Transcript: We were talking about London's growth.

Segment Synopsis: Keith discusses issues in Laurel County and the responsibility the newspaper has to the community.

Keywords: Laurel County; London Sentinel Echo

Subjects: Newspaper reporting

105:02 - Local politics

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Partial Transcript: Who are some of the people who get things done?

Segment Synopsis: Keith discusses influential people and organizations in the county.

Keywords: Laurel County

Subjects: Coal mines and mining County school systems School boards

113:11 - Future

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Partial Transcript: Did you ever think about more than one a week?

Segment Synopsis: Keith discusses the future of the newspaper as well as his personal future.

Keywords: Laurel County; London Sentinel Echo

Subjects: Advertising, Newspaper American newspapers--Ownership Newspaper editors--Untied States

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