Interview with Jim Minter, October 6, 2008

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Description

James G. “Jim” Minter worked as a sportswriter for UGA’s The Red and Black newspaper, and then went on to the Atlanta Journal and the Atlanta Constitution, where he worked with Lewis Grizzard, Bill Shipp, and Reg Murphy. He was appointed executive editor of the newly created Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He retired from the vice presidency of Cox Enterprises in 1988. Minter discusses his early life, his time managing the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Reg Murphy kidnapping, and the relationship between politics and the press.

Date

2008-10-06

Identifier

RBRL220ROGP-052

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Citation

Jim Minter and Bob Short, “Interview with Jim Minter, October 6, 2008,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 9, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL220ROGP/RBRL220ROGP-052.