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0:41 - Background

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Partial Transcript: I was wondering if you would begin by relating a little bit of your own personal history and background?

Segment Synopsis: Baltrip discusses his family and education.

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5:08 - Harlan Daily Enterprise

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Partial Transcript: It's daily published everyday except Sunday?

Segment Synopsis: Baltrip gives an overview of the newspaper including circulation, advertising, and employees.

Keywords: Harlan Daily Enterprise

Subjects: Advertising, Newspaper Newspaper employees Newspaper reporting Newspaper--Circulation

12:25 - Reporting

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Partial Transcript: What do you see as the responsibility to the community and the county the Enterprise has?

Segment Synopsis: Baltrip discusses reporting and the newspaper's editorial policy.

Keywords: Harlan Daily Enterprise

Subjects: Editorials Newspaper reporting

21:27 - Harlan County

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Partial Transcript: What are some of the major problems that you, as associate editor, have identified in Harlan County?

Segment Synopsis: Baltrip discusses issues that he sees in Harlan County such as a lack of civic involvement and poor housing conditions.

Keywords: County Judge Executive; Fiscal court; Harlan Daily Enterprise

Subjects: Coal mines and mining County government Road building Roads--Construction

31:12 - Editor

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Partial Transcript: You say that you write most of the editorials?

Segment Synopsis: Baltrip says that he is always impartial when writing or editing. He explains why he feels it is important to stay objective.

Keywords: Harlan Daily Enterprise; Kentucky Press Association; Newspaper objectivity

Subjects: Newspaper editors--United States Newspaper reporting

54:27 - Local politics

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Partial Transcript: One of the aspects of the project is trying to identify, other than the three positions we are talking to, some of the leading decision makers in the county.

Segment Synopsis: Baltrip discusses who he feels are the decision makers in the county.

Keywords: Harlan County

Subjects: Bankers Coal mines and mining

62:36 - Judicial referendum

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Partial Transcript: Basically, to me, the role of this newspaper is to inform, educate, and serve the people who read it.

Segment Synopsis: Baltrip discusses the judicial referendum and how it has effected local politics. He talks about the changes in county government and how popular the referendum was in Harlan County.

Keywords: County Judge Executive; Harlan County; Judicial referendum

Subjects: County government Landfills, Sanitary Political parties--United States

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