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Inauguration Day In Kentucky Occasionally Rowdy, Uncivil Affair

Lexington Herald Leader

As Kentuckians welcome a new governor we talk with historian Ron Bryant about some past inaugural celebrations, including one remembered for its boisterous and uncivil tone.

Credit Kentucky Digital Library
The hand-off from Governor A.B. "Happy" Chandler (L) to Bert Combs (R) was a rowdy, raucous affair with Combs supporters taking issue with some of the outgoing governor's remarks and words of advice to his Democratic successor.