Interview with Aubrey Morris, April 8, 2009

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Aubrey R. Morris was born in 1922 in Roswell, Georgia, and grew up writing for the local newspaper. In this interview, Morris discusses his long journalism career, including his days as a journalism student at the University of Georgia, his work at the Atlanta Journal, and his reporting at WSB Radio. He describes his experience working closely with Atlanta’s mayors and reporting on major events like the 1962 Orly plane crash and the Winecoff Hotel fire. Morris also talks about reporting on events of the civil rights movement, such as an early speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. near the state capitol and the integration of the University of Georgia.







Aubrey Morris and Bob Short, “Interview with Aubrey Morris, April 8, 2009,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 25, 2020,