Interview with Phil Wise, January 28, 2015
Phil Wise served as a member of the White House staff of President Jimmy Carter. In this interview, he briefly talks about his childhood, his early relationship with Carter, and his increased involvement in Carter’s administrations, first in managing the Southern base of Carter’s 1976 presidential campaign, and later working as Carter’s Appointments Secretary. Wise describes the personalities and leadership styles of Jimmy Carter and his Chief of Staff, Hamilton Jordan. Wise also mentions returning to work at the Carter Center as Vice President of Operations.
Phil Wise and Bob Short, “Interview with Phil Wise, January 28, 2015,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 18, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL220ROGP/RBRL220ROGP-158.