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Ralph McGill (1898-1969)

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Creator:Teel, Leonard Ray
Title:Ralph McGill (1898-1969)
Date:2004 Dec. 16

Encyclopedia article about Ralph McGill, editor and publisher of the Atlanta Constitution, a leading voice for racial and ethnic tolerance in the South from the 1940s through the 1960s. McGill won a Pulitzer Prize in 1959 for editorial writing. He attended the McCalie School in Chattanooga and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He worked for the Nashville Banner before moving to Atlanta in 1929.

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Subjects:McGill, Ralph, 1898-1969 | Newspaper editors--Georgia--Atlanta | Civic leaders--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta constitution | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project) | Georgia Humanities Council | University of Georgia. Press | Merrill-Hall New Media | GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)
Online Publisher:2004-12-16
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