Partial Transcript: Judge Combs in early 1955 you started campaigning, as you said, for the primary in Kentucky.
Segment Synopsis: Combs says that he researched the condition of Kentucky and where it should go. He came up with a progressive platform before kicking off his campaign.
Keywords: Progressive programs
Subjects: Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991 Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991 Education--Kentucky--Finance Elections Governors--Kentucky Roads--Construction Sales tax State parks
Partial Transcript: Did you think if you won the primary you would have to get more specific?
Segment Synopsis: Combs talks about the speech in Shelbyville about sales tax. He says that he felt like he needed to be honest about the need for more revenue.
Keywords: Chandler, Happy; Combs, Bert; Courier Journal; Ward, Henry
Subjects: Clements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985 Democratic party (Ky.) Elections Political campaigns Sales tax