Michele A. Shank
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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning the Marshall University Society of Yeager Scholars. Mr. Yeager discusses: his family life; growing up on a farm in Lincoln County; his service in the Air force; breaking the sound barrier; how he was asked to be the namesake of the Yeager Scholars program at Marshall; individual such as Joe Hunnicutt, Dale Nitzschke, his wife Glennis, & Joe Engle; his work with the first group of Yeager Scholars; his definition of leadership and courage; his expectations for the Yeager Scholars; and other topics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-497.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-497, Huntington, WV.