Interview with David Gambrell, January 24, 2008

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Description

David Gambrell worked as campaign treasurer during Jimmy Carter's campaign for governor, and was appointed to the U.S. Senate by Governor Carter after the death of Richard Russell. In this interview Gambrell discusses the highlights of his service in the Senate, such as his vote against a resolution to withdraw troops from Vietnam and his support for the Lockheed bailout when he served on the Banking Committee. Other topics include family life, campaign finance, shifts in party politics, the career of Griffin Bell, and the Watergate scandal.

Date

2008-01-24

Identifier

RBRL220ROGP-021

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Citation

David Gambrell and Bob Short, “Interview with David Gambrell, January 24, 2008,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 7, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL220ROGP/RBRL220ROGP-021.