Interview with Bill Cox, former mayor and state representative of Madisonville, Kentucky. Cox begins with his family biography and educational history at University of Kentucky. Includes reminisces of coursework with Dr. Thomas Clark and Dr. Jack Reeves. Recounts his early work with Madisonville Chamber of Commerce before election to State House of Representatives. Describes work with Governor Nunn to establish Madisonville Community College as well as the acquisition and campus construction. Concludes with discussion of his ideas on higher education reform as well as the role of college in Madisonville community.
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries