Exit Interview with a History Icon

For more than a generation, Kendall F. Wiggin has been one of the most influential champions of history issues and institutions in Connecticut. At the end of 2019, Ken retired after 21 years as Connecticut’s State Librarian. In a revealing interview, State Historian Walter Woodward sat down with Ken for a wide-ranging discussion about his agency’s complex role in preserving the state’s past, the effect of the Internet on historical research and libraries, the role of Connecticut history in public education, his successes and regrets, some advice for his successor, and more.  

Listen to the interview on the Grating the Nutmeg podcast: http://gratingthenutmeg.libsyn.com/83-exit-interview-with-a-history-icon