Interview with Bert Lance, January 25, 2007
Bert Lance was Georgia’s highway director during Jimmy Carter’s term as governor. He ran an unsuccessful campaign to succeed Carter as governor in 1974. In 1976, Lance began his term as president of the National Bank of Georgia and became director of the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) during Carter’s presidency. In this interview, Lance discusses his early memories of Georgia politics, the development of the interstate highway system in the state, and government reorganization. He also talks about his loss to George Busbee in the 1974 gubernatorial election and his working relationship with Jimmy Carter throughout Carter's governorship and presidency.
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Bert Lance and Bob Short, “Interview with Bert Lance, January 25, 2007,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 25, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL220ROGP/rbrl220rogp-011.