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The Big Lever: Party Politics in Leslie County, Kentucky

Directed by Frances Morton
United States, 1982
Documentary

Synopsis

In 1978, Nixon chose Leslie County, Kentucky for his first public appearance since resigning the Presidency. Footage of his visit introduces this study of grassroots politics in the small mountain jurisdiction where residents have been pulling the “big lever” for the Republicans since the Civil War.

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The Big Lever: Party Politics in Leslie County, Kentucky Directed by Frances Morton

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