David Breaux; interviewer. John Berry, Jr.; interviewee.
Berry (Senate 1974-1980, 26th district; Democrat) discusses his time in the Kentucky legislature highlighting his work under Governor John Brown. Interview further discusses the role of the legislative and executive branches and how the "Black Sheep Squadron" balanced the powers between these two branches in the late 1970s. Part 1 of 3.
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
University of Kentucky
Legislators -- Kentucky -- Interviews., Kentucky. General Assembly -- Reform., Kentucky. Executive branch., Kentucky. Governor (1971-1974 : Ford), Kentucky. Governor (1979-1983 : Brown), Ford, Wendell, Carroll, Julian, Black Sheep Squadron, Brown, John Y. Jr., Rules Committee, role of legislators, role of governors, interim committees, Legislative Research Commission (LRC), elections, Term/District: Senate (1974-1980), 26th district, Leadership Position(s):Senate Majority Floor Leader, 1980, Counties in District: Oldham County (Ky.) -- Henry County (Ky.) -- Jefferson County (Ky.) -- Gallatin County (Ky.) -- Trimble County (Ky.) -- Carroll County (Ky.) -- Owen County (Ky.) -- Grant County (Ky.) -- Pendleton County (Ky.) -- Bracken County (Ky.)
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