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0:56 - Background

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Partial Transcript: Give me your full name and...

Segment Synopsis: Bossmeyer gives information about his background, including his family history in Louisville and his work in politics.

Keywords: Campaigning; Louisville; State Election Commission

Subjects: Democratic Party (Ky.) Elections Kentucky--Politics and government

9:53 - Factions

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Partial Transcript: Let's talk now about politics in the '40s and 50s.

Segment Synopsis: Bossmeyer talks about the factions within the Democratic Party during the 20th century and their influence on elections, including the division between Mike Brennan and Leland Taylor and the one between Happy Chandler and Bert Combs.

Keywords: Bert Combs; Happy Chandler; Leland Taylor; Louisville; Mike Brennan; Party politics; Political organizations; Politics factions

Subjects: Democratic Party (Ky.) Elections Kentucky--Politics and government Political campaigns

21:42 - Democratic party

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Partial Transcript: What are some other reasons for the weakening of the Democratic party in Jefferson County?

Segment Synopsis: Bossmeyer talks about the Democratic Party in Louisville and the declining influence of the political machine system, particularly driven by changing perceptions of the system.

Keywords: Campaigning; Party bosses; Primaries; State elections; Voting

Subjects: Democratic Party (Ky.) Elections Kentucky--Politics and government News media

29:18 - Political figures

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Partial Transcript: Let's get your opinions of, well first of all, of Wyatt.

Segment Synopsis: Bossmeyer gives his opinions on some of the major figures in Kentucky politics, including Wilson Wyatt, Earle Clements, and Happy Chandler.

Keywords: Campaigning; Louisville

Subjects: Chandler, Happy, 1911-1991 Clements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985 Democratic Party (Ky.) Wyatt, Wilson W. (Wilson Watkins), 1905-1996

45:26 - Later elections

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Partial Transcript: Why do you think he was defeated in the 71 primary?

Segment Synopsis: Bossmeyer recalls some of the influence Combs had and his ability as a governor, including his later attempt at reelection in 1971.

Keywords: Floyd County Brigade; Military spending

Subjects: Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991 Elections Governors--Kentucky Sales tax--Law and legislation

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