Sen. Mitch McConnell salutes John Sherman Cooper
For Release: 09/04/15 2:03 PM
Sen. Mitch McConnell describes John Sherman Cooper in the highest of terms: “He was my hero. In all of my years of public service, there’s been no one from whom I’ve learned more.”
A new episode of KET’s Prominent Kentuckians in the United States Senate – an ongoing lecture series by Senator Mitch McConnell – features McConnell’s keynote address at the 11th annual John Sherman Cooper lecture series at Somerset Community College. In it, McConnell offers his reflections on Sherman, who served three non-consecutive, partial terms in the U.S. Senate before being elected to two full terms in the 1960s, during which he was instrumental in curtailing the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War.
Prominent Kentuckians in the United States Senate “John Sherman Cooper” is a KET production, produced by Renee Shaw. It airs Friday, Sept. 18 at 3/2 pm on KETKY and Wednesday, Sept. 23 at midnight/11 pm on KET.
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