Interview with Doug Barnard, May 28, 2008
Doug Barnard discusses his early life and his career in banking and in Georgia and national politics. Barnard worked for the Georgia Railroad Bank and chaired the Democratic Executive Committee before becoming Governor Carl Sanders’ executive secretary during his term of office. He then worked on the State Highway Board from 1966 to 1976. In 1977, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served on the Banking Committee where he pushed for improvements to the Internal Revenue Service and promoted the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act.
Doug Barnard and Bob Short, “Interview with Doug Barnard, May 28, 2008,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 2, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL220ROGP/RBRL220ROGP-032.