Interview with W. Russell King, May 8, 2019
Russell King moved around frequently as a child but eventually settled in South Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia for undergraduate studies and law school before working as Herman Talmadge’s Senior Legislative Assistant. In this interview, King discusses the details of working for Talmadge, covering his relations in the Senate, caring for him outside of the office, and his campaign. He mentions working for Freeport-McMoRan Inc. and changes in southern politics.
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W. Russell King and Ashton Ellett, “Interview with W. Russell King, May 8, 2019,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 3, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL175OHD/RBRL175OHD-040.