The Public Papers of Governor Martha Layne Collins, 1983-1987 (Public Papers of the Governors of Kentucky) (Hardcover)

The Public Papers of Governor Martha Layne Collins, 1983-1987 (Public Papers of the Governors of Kentucky) By Martha Layne Collins, Elizabeth Duffy Fraas (Editor) Cover Image
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This volume presents the important speeches and correspondence of Governor Martha Layne Collins, the only woman to be elected governor of Kentucky. Papers from state archives chronicle the agenda and rhetoric that Collins, a former schoolteacher, used to accomplish her intertwined goals of education reform and economic development. Also included are Collins's letters to automobile makers urging them to consider Kentucky as a manufacturing site and her triumphant announcement that Toyota had sel.

About the Author


Elizabeth Duffy Fraas is professor emerita at Eastern Kentucky University, where she taught journalism and was faculty adviser for The Eastern Progress. She is a contributor to Kentucky's Governors and Kentucky Settlement and Statehood, 1750--1800.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780813106083
ISBN-10: 0813106087
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: October 1st, 2006
Pages: 676
Language: English
Series: Public Papers of the Governors of Kentucky

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