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  • Fred Noe (Jim Beam): The Man Jim Beam

    Fred Noe (Jim Beam): The Man Jim Beam

    Fred Noe, Master Distiller at Jim Beam, discusses the legacy of Mr. Beam, who revived the distillery after Prohibition. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27827. Share

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  • Fred Noe (Jim Beam): Fred’s Father Booker

    Fred Noe (Jim Beam): Fred’s Father Booker

    Fred Noe, Master Distiller at Jim Beam, discusses his father’s devotion to the company, his developing Booker’s and also small batch and super premium bourbon, and other members of the Beam family now in other companies. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27827. Share

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  • Fred Noe (Jim Beam): The Beam Family Heritage

    Fred Noe (Jim Beam): The Beam Family Heritage

    Fred Noe, Master Distiller at Jim Beam, shares memories of growing up in the Beam family and how he came to be a seventh-generation distiller. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27827. Share

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  • Jimmy Russell (Wild Turkey): Changes in His Lifetime

    Jimmy Russell (Wild Turkey): Changes in His Lifetime

    Jimmy Russell, Master Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, tells of his following the generations-old family trade in his hometown of Lawrenceburg, KY, and he discusses the steady consolidation of small family businesses into large companies over the years. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27814. Share

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  • John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Early Years

    John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Early Years

    John Boswell, former President of Independent Stave Company, discusses his childhood, his family, and why he entered the industry at just ten years old. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/28010. Share

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  • Mac Brown (Brown-Forman): History of Brown-Forman

    Mac Brown (Brown-Forman): History of Brown-Forman

    J. McCauley “Mac” Brown, Vice President of Brown-Forman Corporation, discusses the history of the company from its founding by his great-grandfather George Garvin Brown in 1870. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27849. Share

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  • Mac Brown (Brown-Forman): Family Business

    Mac Brown (Brown-Forman): Family Business

    J. McCauley “Mac” Brown, Vice President of Brown-Forman Corporation, discusses his children, his wife Eileen, and his parents Robinson and Jean McCauley Brown. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27849. Share

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  • Mac Brown (Brown-Forman): Life Is What You Make It

    Mac Brown (Brown-Forman): Life Is What You Make It

    J. McCauley “Mac” Brown, Vice President of Brown-Forman Corporation, discusses the tough philosophy he grew up on and how it is reflected in the operation of the company. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27849. Share

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  • Mac Brown (Brown-Forman): Family Legacy

    Mac Brown (Brown-Forman): Family Legacy

    J. McCauley “Mac” Brown, Vice President of Brown-Forman Corporation, shares lessons he learned from his father Robinson Brown, as well as his early career in the family business during a difficult time for the industry. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27849. Share

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