Delahanty discusses his work associated with the abolishment of the death penalty in Kentucky. He tells of how he worked with the Senators and Representatives to first abolish the death penalty for the mentally disabled and then continued to work his way towards his real goal. He also talks about his relationship with David Williams and Gerald Neal.
Father Patrick Delahanty is a priest and human rights advocate from Louisville, Kentucky. Delahanty discusses his family’s work for justice .
This oral history interview was conducted on March 27, 2018 by the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries as part of the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project.
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