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Civil Rights in Kentucky - Oral Histories: Subjects

The Nunn Center

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

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Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Movement Oral History Project

The Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Movement Oral History Project

The Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Oral History Project is a collection of interviews concerning the Civil Rights movement and the socioeconomic, cultural, and political struggles of African Americans. Conducted in 1964 by Kentucky native, author, and first poet laureate of the United States, Robert Penn Warren, these interviews constituted part of Warren's research for his book Who Speaks for the Negro?