Interview with Bill Talmadge, August 17, 2017

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

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Description

Bill Talmadge was born in 1941 in New York City. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He attended law school at the University of Georgia before clerking for State Supreme Court Justice Bond Almand. He then worked on Senator Herman Talmadge’s legislative staff before becoming a lobbyist for Coca-Cola. He later became campaign manager for Ronald 'Bo' Ginn's 1982 gubernatorial campaign. He then served as the Chief of Staff for Representative Richard Ray before working as a lobbyist for King & Spalding. In this interview, Talmadge describes his career, talking about Herman Talmadge, Bo Ginn, and Richard Ray.

Date

2017-08-17

Identifier

RBRL175OHD-034

Coverage

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Location

Athens, Georgia

Duration

80 minutes



Citation

Bill Talmadge and Powell Moore, “Interview with Bill Talmadge, August 17, 2017,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 3, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL175OHD/RBRL175OHD-034.