Interview with Tom Baxter, January 28, 2011

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Tom Baxter was a reporter, editor of the Sunday Perspective section, national editor, and chief political correspondent for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has written about politics in the South since 1987, joining InsiderAdvantage in 2007 to edit a website and newsletter devoted to that subject. He has witnessed many of the groundbreaking political developments of the past four decades in the South, and covered every presidential election since 1988, as well as the first integrated election in South Africa in 1994. Baxter comments on his time covering the South, the state of journalism in the present day, and party politics in Georgia.







Tom Baxter and Bob Short, “Interview with Tom Baxter, January 28, 2011,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 25, 2020,