Interviewee

Leonard Hewell Carter

Interviewer

Robert Ryals

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Abstract

In his February 10, 2012 interview with Robert Ryals, Leonard Hewell “Kip” Carter details growing up in the South during segregation and the Civil Rights Movement, as well as his life as political aide/campaign treasurer to Newt Gingrich. Included are details of his college education at UNC-Chapel Hill – classes, professor, and the Red Scare. Carter shares the history of his friendship and working relationship with Newt Gingrich, the scandals Gingrich faced, and the ultimate end of their relationship. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.

Publication Date

2-10-2012

Unique Identifier

OH 312

Format

MP3

Length

1 hour, 55 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is open for use.

Series

Politics

Keywords

Newt Gingrich, Segregation, Politics, Divorce, Doonesbury Comic, Virginia Shapard

Disciplines

Oral History

Interview with Leonard Hewell

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