Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Creator:Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Title:Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Oral history collection consisting of 128 video interview programs with politically prominent Georgians, hosted by Bob Short. The programs include public oral histories recorded at Young Harris College in 2006 and 2007, and one-on-one interviews recorded in the homes and offices of interviewees around the state of Georgia from 2007 to 2010. A range of Georgia politics is covered, particularly the gubernatorial contests from 1946 to 2002, the U.S. Senate races of 1972, 1980, 2002, and 2008, the Civil Rights Movement, reapportionment, the development of Atlanta, political journalism, and the careers of key Georgia politicians not available for interview or deceased, particularly Richard B. Russell, Herman E. Talmadge, S. Ernest Vandiver, Paul Coverdell, Jimmy Carter, Newt Gingrich, Sam Nunn, Lester Maddox, and Marvin Griffin.

Subjects:Atlanta (Ga.)--History | Civil rights--United States--History | Georgia--Politics and government--20th century | Georgia. General Assembly | Journalism--United States--Georgia | Political campaigns--United States--Georgia | Political campaigns--United States | Segregation--Georgia | University of Georgia | United States, Georgia, 32.165622, -82.900075 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Institution:Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Online Publisher:2006/2013