Interview with Dawson Mathis, August 22, 2008
Marvin Dawson Mathis served as the news director of WALB-TV in Albany, Georgia, before running a successful campaign for Congress in 1971. He served on several committees, including Agriculture, House Administration, and Steering and Policy. Mathis discusses how being a news anchor became an asset when running for Congress, his experience campaignin, his service on committees in Wahsington, and issues that polarized the American people while he was in Congress such as Watergate and the Vietnam War.
Dawson Mathis and Bob Short, “Interview with Dawson Mathis, August 22, 2008,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 11, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL220ROGP/RBRL220ROGP-045.