Interview with Jay Beck, January 28, 2015
Jay Beck was born in Albany, Georgia, and was a close friend of Hamilton Jordan. Beck served on Carter’s staff during his presidency, and later worked as financial consultant for the Carter Center. Beck discusses Hamilton’s Jordan’s role as campaign manager and Chief of Staff for Jimmy Carter, Jordan and Carter’s political partnership, and the types of policy that they initiated, relating to issues of energy, education, economy, and international relations. Beck also comments on Carter’s unsuccessful 1980 reelection campaign.
Jay Beck and Bob Short, “Interview with Jay Beck, January 28, 2015,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 26, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL220ROGP/RBRL220ROGP-157.