Keel Hunt and others talked about his book, Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal, in which he recounts the removal of Tennessee Governor Ray Blanton from office in 1979. In his book, the author reports that the former three-term governor was taking money for political pardons. He was succeeded by future Senator Lamar Alexander. Keel Hunt spoke at the First Amendment Center in Nashville. close
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