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Click the thumbnail images below to play clips of Kansas Governor Mike Hayden discussing his experience as governor of Kansas from January 12, 1987 - January 14, 1991. Bob Beatty, Political Science Department, Washburn University, conducts the interview as part of the Kansas Governors Recorded History and Documentary Project, Dr. Bob Beatty and Washburn University, 2005. A complete transcript of the interview, which was conducted at Cedar Crest on November 24, 2003, is available by clicking Text Version below. It and a subsequent interview conducted in 2008 are the basis for Beatty's article "'Being close to the People': A Conversation with Former Governor Mike Hayden," Kansas History, v32 n1 (Spring 2009). The 2008 interview is available on Kansas Memory as item 215796.
Creator: Beatty, Bob, 1966-
Date: November 24, 2003
Item Number: 215739
Call Number: 2006-372.01
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 215739
Collections - Audio-visual
Date - 2000s - 2003
Government and Politics - Crime and Punishment - Punishment - Death penalty
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Women's rights - Abortion
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Hayden, John Michael (Mike)
Government and Politics - State Government - Legislature - House of Representatives
Military - Service - Army
Military - Wars - Vietnam War
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Video
People - Notable Kansans - Hayden, John Michael (Mike)
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Thematic Time Period - The Recent Past, 1975 - present
Thematic Time Period - The Sixties and Vietnam, 1961-1975
Transportation - Roads & Highways - Highways
Type of Material - Film and video - Oral histories