John F. Day (1913-1982)

Courthouse lawn, Flemingsburg, KY

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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"A native of Fleming County, this prize-winning journalist began his career with the Lexington Leader; later worked with Washington Bureau of Louisville Courier-Journal. Director and Vice President of CBS News, 1955-61, where he won two Emmy awards. Wrote Bloody Ground, 1941, on Eastern Kentucky. John Day spent his last years in England publishing a weekly newspaper."

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2012: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • July 23, 2012: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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