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Distinguished Kentuckian

(#111) Bert Combs

Bert T. Combs served as governor of Kentucky from 1959 to 1963. He created a merit system for state government workers that is still in place today, appointed the state's first Human Rights Commission, and ordered the desegregation of all public accommodations in Kentucky. In this 1974 KET production, he is interviewed by education reform advocate Ed Prichard.

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  1. Length: 01:06:30
  2. Originally Aired: Jun 9, 2008


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