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Gordon, James Fleming (oral history)

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James Fleming Gordon


The following information comes from the SPOKE Database at the University of Kentucky. "This interview with Federal Judge James F. Gordon was conducted by an unknown interviewer in 1980, just five years after he imposed the first cross-district racial integration plan for Jefferson County and Louisville. In this interview, Judge Gordon discusses that decision, and the busing and demonstrations that ensued. March 12, 1980."

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“Gordon, James Fleming (oral history),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 13, 2024,

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