Reflections on Georgia Politics oral history collection, 2006-2010

This oral history collection consists of 120 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. The 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, particuarly Richard B. Russell, Jr., Herman E. Talmadge, S. Ernest Vandiver, Paul Coverdell, Jimmy Carter, Newt Gingrich, Sam Nunn, Lester Maddox, and Marvin Griffin.

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