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Interview with George Yater and Marjorie Yater, December 11, 1997

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Creator:Yater, George H.
Creator:Yater, Marjorie
Title:Interview with George Yater and Marjorie Yater, December 11, 1997
Date:1997 Dec. 11

Interview with George Yater and Marjorie Yater, December 11, 1997 conducted by Catherine Fosl.

In this interview George and Marjorie Yater, who were friends of Anne and Carl Braden at the time of their 1954 trial for sedition, give their impressions of the Bradens and their political activities. They describe the social and political climate of Louisville during the 1950s, including discussions of racial relations and McCarthyism. George Yater was working as a journalist at the time and explains how McCarthyism affected members of the media in the Louisville area. In addition, the Yaters describe the court proceedings and the trial's impact on the community.

Types:Oral histories | Sound recordings | Transcripts | Sound | Text
Subjects:Yater, George H.--Interviews | Yater, Marjorie--Interviews | Braden, Anne, 1924-2006 | Braden, Carl, 1914-1975 | McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957 | Johnson, Lyman T., 1906-1997 | Ethridge, Mark F. (Mark Foster), 1896-1981 | Women civil rights workers--Interviews | Civil rights movements--United States | African Americans--Civil rights | Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) | Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression | Segregation | Racism | Courier-journal (Louisville, Ky.) | Veterans--Education--Kentucky | Libel and slander--Kentucky--Louisville | Reporters and reporting--Kentucky | Reporters and reporting--Indiana | Cold War--Influence | McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957--Influence | Fear--Kentucky | Intimidation--Kentucky | Communist Party of the United States of America | Communists--United States | Race relations | Louisville (Ky.)--Race relations | Segregation--Kentucky--Louisville | Civil rights demonstrations--Kentucky--Louisville | Lawyers--Kentucky--Louisville | Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) | Strikes and lockouts--Kentucky--Louisville | Trials--Kentucky--Louisville | Subpoena--Kentucky--Louisville | Employees--Dismissal of--Kentucky--Louisville | Women's International League for Peace and Freedom | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation | Trials (Sedition)--Kentucky | American Civil Liberties Union | Bombings--Kentucky--Louisville | African Americans--Violence against--Kentucky--Louisville | Discrimination in housing--Kentucky--Louisville | Governors--Kentucky | United States, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, 38.2542376, -85.759407 | United States, Indiana, Jeffersonville | United States, Indiana, Clark County | United States, Kentucky, Owensboro | United States, Kentucky, Daviess County
Collection:Anne Braden Oral History Project
Institution:Kentucky Virtual Library
Contributors:University of Kentucky
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