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0:33 - Clements and Combs

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Partial Transcript: Mr. Kingsbury, perhaps you'd like to tell us more about the relationship between Governor Clements and Governor Combs.

Segment Synopsis: Kingsbury tells some stories about Earle Clements and Bert Combs, including a disagreement about campaign surveys and other similar issues.

Keywords: Agricultural production; Road building; Robert Martin; Surveys; tobacco

Subjects: Campaign management Clements, Earle C (Earle Chester), 1896-1985 Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991 Elections Toll roads

11:32 - National elections

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Partial Transcript: Another thing we didn't talk about very much the first time and that was the election, the national election when Combs was governor.

Segment Synopsis: Kingsbury discusses the role Combs and Clements played in national elections, especially the 1960 presidential election and the figures in that.

Keywords: 1960 presidential election; Adlai Stevenson; Bert Combs; Electoral delegate; JFK; Lyndon Johnson

Subjects: Kentucky--Politics and government Political campaigns--United States

19:18 - Other elections

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Partial Transcript: Do you remember anything about that campaign?

Segment Synopsis: Kingsbury talks about other campaigns he was involved in and Combs's relationship to them, including an attempt to get Elvis Stahr to run for governor and the later elections between Breathitt and Clements.

Keywords: Earle Clements; Election of 1963; Elvis Stahr; Happy Chandler; Political factions; Public speaking; Senate election; Wilson Wyatt

Subjects: Elections Governors--Kentucky Political campaigns--United States

29:58 - Political ideology

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Partial Transcript: Do you think Judge Combs was a liberal or conservative?

Segment Synopsis: Kingsbury discusses his view of Combs's political ideology and where he fell on the liberal/conservative spectrum, determining that some of his policies were liberal and some were conservative.

Keywords: Family; Government spending; Interstate highways

Subjects: Coal miners--Labor unions State parks

35:42 - Other information

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Partial Transcript: Oh, I wanted to ask you about this... since I forgot last time.

Segment Synopsis: Kingsbury talks about some other issues in the Combs administration, including the Appalachian Regional Commission and the floral clock.

Keywords: Appalachian Regional Commission; Bert Combs; Earle Clements; Floral clock; John Wiseman; Redistricting; Rivalry

Subjects: Campaign funds Governors--Kentucky

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