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0:47 - Background

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Partial Transcript: I will start at the beginning, if you can tell me your name, your complete name and something about your family background.

Segment Synopsis: Williamson discusses his background, including his family history, educational background, and military service.

Keywords: Harrodsburg; Hodgeville; Navy; Owensboro; Union College

Subjects: Teachers--Training of United States--Navy

12:49 - School board

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Partial Transcript: So they've had how many board elections since you've been here?

Segment Synopsis: Williamson discusses board election and the makeup of the school bard in his district, as well as some of the influence of the board.

Keywords: Elections; Harrodsburg; Politics; Professional organizations

Subjects: School boards School boards--Elections

20:19 - Local politics

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Partial Transcript: Where do you think it's best, do you think it's best for a superintendent to be local?

Segment Synopsis: Williamson discusses the role of the superintendent in local politics and the role of the school board.

Keywords: Campaign spending; City government; Harrodsburg; Local relationships; Politics; Social change

Subjects: Political campaigns School boards School consolidation

34:15 - Issues

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Partial Transcript: What have been the major school issues here?

Segment Synopsis: Williamson discusses some of the issues in his school district, including transportation and a merger with the county school system.

Keywords: Funding; Harrodsburg; Private school busing

Subjects: School buildings School consolidation School funds School sports Transportation of students Vocational school

40:26 - Superintendent job

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Partial Transcript: What do you spend most of your time doing in the course of a day?

Segment Synopsis: Williamson discusses the job of superintendent and its duties, such as community interaction, job security, and the interaction with the state board of education.

Keywords: Chamber of Commerce; Community relations; Job security; Media; Professional organizations; Retirement; Rotary; Student interaction; Surveying

Subjects: School boards School sports State departments of education

52:07 - Decision makers

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Partial Transcript: But if you were going to introduce me to the 8 or 10 most important people in this county, who were some of the ones you'd introduce me to?

Segment Synopsis: Williamson discusses some of the important figures in the county and city, as well as the interaction between the city and county schools.

Keywords: Beaumont Inn; District judge; Harrodsburg; Industry

Subjects: County attorneys County school systems District courts--United States

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