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Junior Johnson, June 4, 1988. Interview C-0053.
Race Car Driver from North Carolina Discusses the Evolution of NASCAR: Junior Johnson became a stock car racer during the early 1950s and participated in the exponential growth of that industry. He describes growing up in Wilkes County, North Carolina, his role in the evolution of NASCAR, and his business endeavors in poultry farming.
Interviewee: Junior Johnson    Interviewer: Pete Daniel
Duration: 01:34:00     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 6 excerpts.