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1:09 - Democratic party

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Partial Transcript: Governor, give us your impression of the reasons for factionalism in the Democratic party.

Segment Synopsis: Waterfield talks about the history of factions in the Kentucky democratic party. He says the roots of it are in the railroad.

Keywords: Johnson, Ben; Johnson, Keene; Ray, Tom; Talbott

Subjects: Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991 Clements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985 Democratic party (Ky.) Governors--Kentucky Kentucky--Politics and government

30:02 - 1955 campaign

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Partial Transcript: Let's talk now about the '55 campaign.

Segment Synopsis: Waterfield discusses the 1955 campaign and why he thinks that Combs lost.

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Subjects: Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991 Clements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985 Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991 Political campaigns

46:32 - 1959 campaign

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Partial Transcript: Let's go back to the '59 campaign.

Segment Synopsis: Waterfield talks about running against Combs in 1959 and why he feels he lost.

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Subjects: Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991 Kentucky. Court of Appeals Political campaigns Sales tax--Law and legislation

69:11 - Government

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Partial Transcript: I was acting governor at one time.

Segment Synopsis: Waterfield talks about how Combs' administration worked off of the accomplishments of his own.

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Subjects: Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991 Governors--Kentucky Roads--Construction

77:00 - Political career

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Partial Transcript: Did you ever have ambitions to run for congress?

Segment Synopsis: Waterfield details his political career.

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Subjects: Kentucky--Politics and government

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