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  • Edwin Foote: Overcoming Change

    Edwin Foote: Overcoming Change

    Edwin “Ed” Foote, retired Master Distiller for the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, discusses the importance of adapting to inevitable change, giving the example of getting used to a new co-worker. 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/27913. Share

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  • Fred Noe (Jim Beam): Early Life

    Fred Noe (Jim Beam): Early Life

    Fred Noe, Master Distiller at Jim Beam, discusses his early life in his hometown of Bardstown, KY, which years ago was the home of many bourbon families. 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 Family Business

    Fred Noe (Jim Beam): The Family Business

    Fred Noe, Master Distiller at Jim Beam, discusses the family business and how the family seems not to do well in anything else, giving the example of Jim Beam, who tried his hand at several other professions during Prohibition without much success. 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 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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  • Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): Personal Philosophy

    Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): Personal Philosophy

    Jim Rutledge, Master Distiller at Four Roses, explains his personal philosophy and names an associate in Seagram as the biggest influence in his career. 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/27885. Share

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  • Jimmy Russell (Wild Turkey): History of Wild Turkey

    Jimmy Russell (Wild Turkey): History of Wild Turkey

    Jimmy Russell, Master Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, discusses the history of the distillery: its early changes in ownership,  how annual turkey hunts led to its present name, and the success of the Wild Turkey brand. 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://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27814. Share

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  • Jimmy Russell (Wild Turkey): The Bourbon Community

    Jimmy Russell (Wild Turkey): The Bourbon Community

    Jimmy Russell, Master Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, discusses lifelong friends in the Kentucky bourbon community and how the community works together. 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://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27814. Share

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