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Interview Subjects

Some of the people you’ll meet in Where the River Bends: A History of Northern Kentucky:

Walter Bailey
former employee, Beverly Hills Supper Club
Flower Mound, TX

Billy Bradford
Mayor of Elsmere

Ted Bushelman
Communications Director
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Roberta Campbell
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Raymond Walters College, University of Cincinnati

Jim Claypool
Professor Emeritus of History, Northern Kentucky University

Fred Cowan
Archaeologist
Cincinnati

Mike Farrell
Assistant Professor of Journalism and Director of the First Amendment Center
University of Kentucky

Bruce Ferguson
former Boone County Judge-Executive
Union

Robert Genheimer
Curator of Archaeology
Cincinnati Museum Center

Christine Godsey
Dinsmore Homestead Foundation
Burlington

Keith Griffler
Professor of African-American Studies, State University of New York at Buffalo
author of Frontline of Freedom: African Americans and the Forging of the Underground Railroad in the Ohio Valley

James Haley
author of Sam Houston
Austin, TX

Mike Hammons
President, Forward Quest
Covington

Ted Harris
lifelong resident of Covington

Tim Herrmann
Local History Librarian, Kenton County Public Library

Timothy Holian
Professor of German, University of Wisconsin-Waukesha
author of Over the Barrel: The Brewing History and Beer Culture of Cincinnati

Eric Jackson
Professor of History, Northern Kentucky University
author of the Northern Kentucky volume of the Black America Series

Thomas O. Jewett
Professor of Education, McKendree College
Lebanon, IL

James Klotter
Kentucky State Historian
Professor of History, Georgetown College

Jeannine Kreinbrink
Adjunct Professor of Archaeology, Northern Kentucky University
Project Manager, Battery Hooper Project

Karl Lietzenmayer
Editor, Northern Kentucky Heritage
Latonia

Peggy Mowbray
Interpreter, Monticello, the Home of Thomas Jefferson

Mary Northington
resident of Covington

James Ramage
Regents Professor of History, Northern Kentucky University
author of Rebel Raider: The Life of General John Hunt Morgan

Jim Reis
Campbell County Historical Society
former columnist, Kentucky Post

Ken Reis
Campbell County Historical Society

Laurie Risch
Director, Behringer-Crawford Museum
Covington

Dave Shroeder
Interim Director, Kenton County Public Library

Frederick Stine, M.D.
former Campbell County Coroner
Fort Thomas

Kenneth B. Tankersley
Professor of Anthropology and Native American Studies Director, Northern Kentucky University
author of In Search of Ice Age Americans

Paul Tenkotte
Professor of History, Thomas More College
Editor, Northern Kentucky Encyclopedia

James Alexander Thom
author of Follow the River
Bloomington, IN

Don Tolzmann
Professor of German Studies, University of Cincinnati

Steven Weisenburger
Professor of English, Southern Methodist University
author of Modern Medea: A Family Story of Slavery and Child-Murder from the Old South (see the January 2003 bookclub@ket)

Lee Shai Weissbach
Professor of History, University of Louisville
author of Synagogues of Kentucky

Ann White
great-granddaughter of William Riedlin, owner of Bavarian Brewery
Erlanger

Jeffrey Williams
Professor of History and Chair, Department of History & Geography, Northern Kentucky University

George Wright
President, Prairie View A&M University
author of A History of Blacks in Kentucky, Volume 2

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Zerhusen
lifelong residents of Kenton County