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Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Brooks’ childhood in Royston, Georgia, his father, his educational background, his views on education and teaching, his conversion to Methodism, the beginning of his co-ops with farmers, and the…

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include the Gold Kist philosophy, technology in broilers, the resurrection of the peanut industry, and Brooks’ mother’s philanthropy.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Brooks’ ancestors’ involvement in the Civil War, his early life, his siblings, his work ethic and schedule, and his father’s political views.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include life at the University of Georgia, the beginnings of Brooks' cotton co-op and the shift to poultry (Gold Kist), Gold Kist’s importance in the popularization of poultry production, Gold Kist…

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Brooks’ wife and children, the federal government’s involvement with co-ops, troubles encountered with traditional farming methods, methods of operation in growing cotton, and overseas expansion.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include the commodity credit, working with Roosevelt and Truman, the atomic bomb, being on the War Board, being involved with Point Four, “Stomach Communism,” and Eisenhower.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Senator Russell, integration, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and McGovern.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter, the embargo on Russia, the Iran hostage crisis, Ronald Reagan, and prospects for the 1988 presidential elections.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Brooks’ involvement in fighting world hunger, the Hunger Commission, and Emory University.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include the “God is Dead” controversy at Emory University, the Methodist involvement in helping Jimmy Carter be elected president, Methodist missionaries, and Brooks' involvement with United Nations.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include fishing in Alaska, Eskimos, research developments in hunger in Africa, economics and hunger, agriculture, politics and world hunger, America’s slipping economic position, past secretaries of…

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include training employees at Gold Kist and leadership at Gold Kist.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Brooks’ influences on how he runs Gold Kist, the human element of business, civil rights and the co-ops, and integration in the church and Gold Kist.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include the integration of Gold Kist, world hunger, Jimmy Carter’s run for presidency, the successes and failures of President Carter, and Ronald Reagan’s inner circle.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Harry Chapin and the World Hunger Commission/Committee, Brooks’ involvement in the Federal Trade Board, and U.S. markets.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Brooks' Alaska trip and Eskimo culture, Gold Kist’s expansion in the world market, cultural sensitivity, and exporting and foreign trade.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Taiwan, Chiang Kai-shek, poultry, Gold Kist’s future endeavors.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include the National Council of Farmer Co-ops, Senator Richard B. Russell, and labor unions in the South.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews Dean Rusk. Rusk discusses his first contact with D.W. Brooks, Gold Kist and foreign governments, Rusk's personal relationship with D.W. Brooks.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews Jimmy Carter. Carter discusses his first acquaintance with D.W. Brooks, Brooks as special consultant in agriculture, the Presidential Commission on World Hunger, diplomatic relations with China, and the Iranian situation and…

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews James T. Laney. Laney discusses meeting D.W. Brooks at Emory University in Atlanta and the qualities of Brooks.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews Fred C. Davison. Davison discusses the world impact of D.W. Brooks and his personal relationship with Brooks.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Charles Knapp’s relationship with President Jimmy Carter, the Iranian rescue mission and the C.I.A.’s past involvement in that country, Carter and the Methodist church, Brooks’ trip to Argentina…

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include the Department of Agriculture and its difficulties with the federal government, the composition of the Gold Kist business board, and the relation between protectionism and politics, and economics.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include technological advancement and high productivity, American education, America’s future economic direction, attention to detail, and economics in a competitive world.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Harold H. Martin interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Brooks’ relationship with President Richard M. Nixon during his service as agricultural advisor, Brooks' opinion of Nixon, Truman and Brooks’ position on the Korean War Mobilization Board,…

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Harold H. Martin interviews D.W. Brooks. Topcis include the beef crisis and Gerald Ford, Brooks' relationship with Jimmy Carter (as a peanut farmer and as Governor of Georgia), the decision to build the World Congress Center in Atlanta, Carter’s…

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Harold H. Martin interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Carter and the Iran hostage crisis and rescue mission, Brooks' opinion of Carter; Carter, the press, and Burt Lance; Brooks' opinion of Burt Lance, the beginning of the Jimmy Carter Center and…

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Herman E. Talmadge interviewed by Hal Henderson. Talmadge served as governor of Georgia from 1947 to 1955 and as United States Senator from 1957 to 1981. Topics include Georgia gubernatorial candidates in the 1966 election, Talmadge's opinions on…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Howard H. "Bo" Callaway interviewed by Hal Henderson. Callaway is a businessman and politician who has held several public offices including U.S. Congressman (1965-1967) and U.S. Secretary of the Army (1973-1975). Topics include Callaway’s decision…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Samuel Ernest Vandiver, Jr., interviewed by Hal Henderson. Ernest Vandiver served as governor of Georgia from 1959 to 1963. Vandiver talks about the 1966 Georgia gubernatorial election, including his decision to run and his subsequent decision to…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Garland T. Byrd interviewed by Hal Henderson. Byrd served as lieutenant governor of Georgia under Governor Ernest Vandiver (1959-1963). Byrd discusses the 1966 Georgia gubernatorial election, including his decision to run for governor, other possible…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Lester G. Maddox interviewed by Hal Henderson. Maddox served as governor of Georgia from 1967 to 1971. Maddox discusses the 1966 Georgia gubernatorial election, including his decision to run for governor, his opinions on politics and politicians in…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ellis Arnall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Arnall’s decision to run for governor in 1966, his views on the 1966 gubernatorial race, possible candidates in the 1966 gubernatorial race, his views on candidates in the 1966 Democratic…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

James H. "Jimmy" Gray, Sr., interviewed by Hal Henderson. Gray was editor and publisher of the Albany Herald from 1947 to 1986 and also served as the mayor of Albany (1973-1986). Topics include Gray’s decision to run for governor in 1966, possible…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ford Spinks interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Jimmy Carter’s decision to run in the 1966 Georgia gubernatorial election, Carter’s early supporters, Carter’s campaign expenses; Spinks’ evaluation of other candidates in the 1966 Democratic…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Carl E. Sanders interviewed by Hal Henderson. Sanders served as governor of Georgia from 1963 to 1967. Topics include the possiblity of Sanders serving an additional term as Georgia governor, possible candidates in the 1966 gubernatorial race,…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ivan Allen, Jr., interviewed by Hal Henderson. Allen served as Governor Ellis Arnall’s executive secretary from 1945 to 1946 and later served as mayor of Atlanta from 1962 to 1970. Topics include Ellis Arnall as governor (1943-1947), Arnall’s…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ellis Arnall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include the genesis of Henderson’s biography of Arnall and Arnall’s "destiny" to become governor. Arnall also discusses the 1942 gubernatorial election, including campaign strategies, the Cocking…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ellis Arnall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include the Dick Gallogy case and Ed Rivers (1939), Ed Rivers and the election of 1946, and the Arnall administration’s contributions to Georgia history.

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ellis Arnall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include M.E. Thompson, Jimmy Carmichael and the election of 1946, Arnall’s relationship with Thompson, the three governors controversy (1946-1947), Arnall's decision to run for governor in 1966; Roy…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ellis Arnall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Arnall discusses his family history, talks about his first political race for the Georgia House of Representatives in 1932, and Arnall's relationship with Eugene Talmadge. He talks about his tenure in…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ellis Arnall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include the 1945 Georgia constitution, influences on Arnall's career in politics, and his views on Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal. Arnall also discusses his gubernatorial administration…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ellis Arnall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Arnall’s thoughts on M.E. Thompson’s run for governor, Arnall's decision to run for governor in 1966, Arnall's national and state reputation, reasons for his loss of support in Georgia…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Herman E. Talmadge interviewed by Hal Henderson. Talmadge served as governor of Georgia from 1947 to 1955 and as United States Senator from 1957 to 1981. Topics include the political relationship between Eugene Talmadge and Ellis Arnall, the 1942…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ellis Arnall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include prison reform in Georgia, the Robert Elliot Burns case, Arnall's views on taxes and the economy during his gubernatorial administration (1943-1947), differences between Arnall’s and Ed Rivers’…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ellis Arnall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Arnall's campaign platform during the 1942 gubernatorial election of 1942, the Georgia Constitution of 1945, the constitutional commission, ratification, and the poll tax.

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Herman E. Talmadge interviewed by Hal Henderson. Talmadge served as governor of Georgia from 1947 to 1955 and as United States Senator from 1957 to 1981. Topics include the genealogy and history of the Talmadge family, Talmadge’s childhood,…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Herman E. Talmadge interviewed by Hal Henderson. Talmadge served as governor of Georgia from 1947 to 1955 and as United States Senator from 1957 to 1981. Topics include the three governors controversy (1946-1947), Melvin Ernest (M.E.) Thompson and…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ellis Arnall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Arnall discusses the election of 1948, including the support for M.E. Thompson and reasons why Herman Talmadge won. Arnall also talks about responses to the Talmadges’s and Roy V. Harris’s criticisms against…

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Ellis Arnall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Arnall’s opinions on the case against John E. Whitley (1939), his experiences when attorney general under Governor Ed Rivers (1939-1941), and Henderson’s drafts of his biography about Arnall.

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Herman E. Talmadge speaking at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Symposium on History and Government. Talmadge served as governor of Georgia from 1947 to 1955 and as United States Senator from 1957 to 1981. Topics include Talmadge’s retirement…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Mel Steeley and Ted Fitzsimmons of West Georgia College. Vandiver discusses his early life, including his rural upbringing, his family history, his childhood, his religious background and education, and the origins of…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Mel Steeley and Ted Fitzsimmons of West Georgia College. Topics include Herman Talmadge, the salary and perks of being governor, Vandiver's management Talmadge’s 1948 campaign for governor, desegregation, selecting…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Mel Steeley and Ted Fitzsimmons of West Georgia College. Topics include the Sibley Commission, a governor’s power in the 1960s, Vandiver's involvement with the completion of the Georgia Archives building, President John…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Mel Steeley and Ted Fitzsimmons of West Georgia College. Topics include Senator Russell’s impact on Ernest Vandiver, Vandiver's life since being governor, religion, unfulfilled political aspirations, and Vandiver's…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Herman E. Talmadge interviewed by Hal Henderson. Talmadge served as governor of Georgia from 1947 to 1955 and as United States Senator from 1957 to 1981. Topics include the beginnings of his friendship with Ernest Vandiver, Vandiver’s involvement…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Carl Sanders interviewed by Hal Henderson. Sanders served as governor of Georgia from 1963 to 1967. Topics include the failures and accomplishments of Vandiver’s administrations, Vandiver's “No, not one” segregationist motto, Vandiver’s…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson. Vandiver discusses his early life, including the influence of his parents on his life, his ancestry, his military service, his wife, and his involvement in the campaigns of 1936 and 1938.

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson.Topics include Vandiver's involvement in gubernatorial and Senate races, Herman Talmadge’s Senate run in 1980, Vandiver's role as aide to Herman Talmadge during 1948 (for 67 days), Roy Harris, Vandiver's…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Vandiver's involvement in Georgia’s legislature in the 1950s, Governor Marvin Griffin, the Rural Roads issue, Vandiver's run for governor of Georgia in 1957 (including his opponent William…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include segregation issue, Carl Sanders' pseudo-run for Senate against Russell, Roy Harris, supporting the Kennedy-Johnson ticket, Martin Luther King, Jr., being put in jail and Vandiver’s…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Vandiver's appointees, the county unit system, Vandiver's proposed run for governor in 1966, Bo Callaway and Lester Maddox’s 1966 fight for governor, mental health program reform (Central…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include the positive and negative aspects of being governor, the work schedule of a governor, Vandiver's relationship with press, the Committee of One Hundred (rapid transit in Atlanta), Vandiver's…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Vandiver's leisure activities while governor, his children and their families, his wife’s role in his political career, and his place in Georgia’s history. Vandiver also discusses his early…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson. Vandiver discusses his early life and education, including his high school activities, and his friends from high school, college, and law school. He also talks about members of his administration when he…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Peter Zack Geer interviewed by Hal Henderson. Geer was Gov. Vandiver's executive secretary (1959-1962) and served as lieutenant governor of Georgia from 1962 to 1966. Topics in this interview include Geer's relationship with Vandiver before becoming…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Peter Zack Geer interviewed by Hal Henderson. Geer was Gov. Vandiver's executive secretary (1959-1962) and served as lieutenant governor of Georgia from 1962 to 1966. Topics in this interview include Vandiver as politician and his place in Georgia’s…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Robert A. "Cheney" Griffin interviewed by Hal Henderson. Griffin was the executive aide to his brother, Gov. Marvin Griffin and also served as the mayor of Bainbridge, Ga. In this interview, topics include Griffin's role as aide to his brother…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Griffin Bell interviewed by Hal Henderson. Bell is a lawyer who served as attorney general of the United States from 1977 to 1979. In this interview, topics include Bell's relationship with Vandiver before he became governor, Vandiver's “No, not one”…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Freeman Leverett interviewed by Hal Henderson. Leverett served as assistant attorney general of Georgia from 1955 to 1959. In this interview, topics include Freeman's position in Vandiver’s administration and his relationship with Vandiver,…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Henry Getzen Neal interviewed by Hal Henderson. Neal was an advisor to Vandiver during his gubernatorial campaign and later served as assistant attorney general under Vandiver (1959-1964). In this interview, topics include Vandiver's lobbying style…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Henry Getzen Neal interviewed by Hal Henderson. Neal was an advisor to Vandiver during his gubernatorial campaign and later served as assistant attorney general under Vandiver (1959-1964). In this interview, topics include Neal's relationship with…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Garland Turk Byrd interviewed by Hal Henderson. Byrd served as lieutenant governor of Georgia from 1959 to 1963. In this interview, topics include Byrd's opinion of Vandiver’s overwhelming victory in governor’s race in 1958, interest groups, the…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Homer Meade Rankin interviewed by Hal Henderson. Rankin was the editor and publisher of the Daily Tifton Gazette (c. 1959-1963) and president of the Georgia Press Association. He also served in the Georgia general assembly in the early 1960s. In this…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Betty Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson. Vandiver is the wife of Ernest Vandiver and served as First Lady of Georgia from 1959 to 1963. Topics in this interview include Betty Vandiver's parents and siblings, being in the Russell family,…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Betty Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson. Vandiver is the wife of Ernest Vandiver and served as First Lady of Georgia from 1959 to 1963. Topics in this interview include Ernest Vandiver's “No, not one” speech, Senator Russell's support for…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Betty Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson. Vandiver is the wife of Ernest Vandiver and served as First Lady of Georgia from 1959 to 1963. Topics in this interview include the Central State Hospital in Milledgeville, desegregation, Gov. Vandiver’s…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Jane Brevard Vandiver Kidd interviewed by Hal Henderson. Kidd is the daughter of Betty and Ernest Vandiver. She served on the Lavonia City Council, managed Don Johnson's congressional campaign, served in the Georgia general assembly, and served as…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Vanna Elizabeth "Beth" Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson. Vandiver is the daughter of Betty and Ernest Vandiver. She has worked in the Department of Family and Children Services in Atlanta and as a teacher in Franklin County, Ga. In her…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

S.E. "Chip" Vandiver III interviewed by Hal Henderson. Vandiver is the son of Betty and Ernest Vandiver. He clerked for Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jordan and had a private law practice in Lavonia, Ga. In his interview, topics include his…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

S.E. "Chip" Vandiver III interviewed by Hal Henderson. Vandiver is the son of Betty and Ernest Vandiver. He clerked for Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jordan and had a private law practice in Lavonia, Ga. In his interview, topics include being part…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

James Dunlap interviewed by Hal Henderson. Dunlap was a classmate of Ernest Vandiver's at UGA and was a member of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. In this interview, topics include life at UGA with Vandiver, his role in Vandiver’s…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

William Bowdoin interviewed by Hal Henderson. Bowdoin was president of the Trust Company of Georgia Associates, supervisor of the Purchases Department in the Vandiver administration, and chairman of the state Ports Authority. In this interview,…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Douglas Embry interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Embry's time as editor of the Georgia Guardsman, Vandiver's accomplishments as adjutant general of the Georgia National Guard (including building armories), Vandiver's work ethic and…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

William Bonner interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Growing up in Lavonia with Ernest Vandiver, Vandiver as a student, and Vandiver’s upbringing and childhood.

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

James Owen interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Owen's time at UGA with Vandiver, Vandiver’s run for lieutenant governor in 1954, Vandiver’s run for governor in 1958, Marvin Griffin, and the Sibley Commission.

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

James Owen interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Vandiver’s accomplishments, the desegregation of the University of Georgia, and Vandiver’s style and personality.

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

George Smith interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Marvin Griffin’s administration, the beginnings of Smith's friendship with Vandiver, Vandiver and the legislature, the Honesty in Government Act, the Sibley Commission, Vandiver’s handling of…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

George Busbee interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include his impression of Marvin Griffin’s administration, the relationship between Griffin and Vandiver, and the Sibley Commission.

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

DeNean Stafford interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include meeting Vandiver at UGA, political help in Tifton County for Vandiver in his 1954 lieutenant governor campaign, Vandiver as lieutenant governor, Marvin Griffin, corruption in Griffin’s…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Robert C. Norman interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Norman's first meeting Vandiver, attending UGA and law school with Vandiver, supporting Vandiver in 1954, the relationship between Marvin Griffin and Ernest Vandiver, the Sibley Commission…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

William L. Lanier interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include meeting Vandiver in 1948, Vandiver's opponents in the 1954 lieutenant governor race, the Griffin administration’s integrity, the 1958 governor’s race, Vandiver's “No, not one” speech, the…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

William L. Lanier interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include the failures of Vandiver’s administration, Vandiver as governor, and Vandiver as aspeaker, steward, and politician.

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

David C. Jones interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Jones' first meeting Vandiver, John Greer, Griffin’s administration, the relationship between Griffin and Vandiver, the rural road issue, Vandiver's “No, not one” speech, Vandiver’s…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Robert H. Hall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Hall's introduction to Vandiver, the relationship between Marvin Griffin and Vandiver, Vandiver's “No, not one” speech, Vandiver’s administration, corruption in Griffin administration, the…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Glenn W. Ellard interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Ellard's experience in the state legislature, his impression of various people in Marvin Griffin's administration, Griffin and Vandiver’s fight over the budget, members of Vandiver’s…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

William D. Ballard interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Ballard's impressions of members of Gov. Marvin Griffin's administration (including T.V. "Red" Williams and Roy Chalker), the relationship between Griffin and Vandiver, the rural roads…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

William D. Ballard interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include the county unit system, the accomplishments of Vandiver’s administration, Vandiver as a politician and speaker, Vandiver's personality, Vandiver's withdrawal from the 1966 gubernatorial…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Robert G. Stephens interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Stephens' experiences in law school with Vandiver, Vandiver’s political rise, members of Griffin’s administration, Vandiver as a politician, Vandiver’s political philosophy, and…

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Louise King Aiken interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Ernest Vandiver as a schoolchild Vandiver's parents.

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Dr. Martin Hillenbrand interviewed by John Stark. Hillenbrand discusses the European Union, the economic impacts of European colonialism, and post-World War II Europe. He talks about Winston Churchill, his impact on Great Britain, and his speeches.…

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Dr. Martin Hillenbrand interviewed by John Stark. Hillenbrand discusses the rebuilding of Germany, post-WWII, and the move towards German unification, including the differences between West German Chancellors Willy Brandt and Konrad Adenauer, the…

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Dr. Martin J. Hillenbrand interviewed by John Stark. Hillenbrand discusses his involvement with the Center for East-West Trade at UGA, including the origins of the center and Hillenbrand and Bertsch's motivations for founding the center, the focus on…

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Dr. Martin J. Hillenbrand interviewed by John Stark. Hillenbrand discusses Eastern Europe and Russia, and the influence of Russian culture on Eastern European countries, the transition from imperial Russia to Soviet Russia in the early twentieth…

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

European Union Expansion, Part 2.

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

April 6: Morals; background on Power and Morals. April 17: Morality in the modern world. Dr. Hillenbrand's experience with morality and power as a diplomat: Burma stay, running amuck, non-violence practitioners in India.

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Dr. Hillenbrand's childhood.

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Dr. Hillenbrand's childhood.

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Dr. Hillenbrand's experience in Burma; the courtship of his wife, Faith.

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Side A: Wedding in Rangoon, 1941; Faith's odyssey to reunite with Dr. Hillenbrand. in Mozambique. Side B: Courtship of Faith, discussions between Faith and Dr. Hillenbrand; her evacuation from Rangoon.

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Side A: Escape from Rangoon; living in Calcutta; maintaining liaison to the Burmese government while in exile. Side B: Ph.D. research in India (non-violence philosophy); stay in Calcutta/Bombay; Indian desk assignment in D.C.

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Side A: Return to U.S. after service in Asia; Indian desk assignment in D.C. Side B: Work in Mozambique, 1940.

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Path to Economic War: Side A: post WWII background of upcoming economic war, plans for Germany, competing interests among occupying powers, international law. Side B: dynamics of Soviet leadership, relations between US and USSR, classical musicians,…

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Topics include trade war between U.S. and European Union.

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Topics include impending economic war between the U.S. and Europe, and Switzerland (Zurich).

Collection: Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

No Other Road: 1953 Red and Black Editors Stand Up for Equality and Free Speech is a public oral history that documents the experiences of the editors of the University of Georgia's newspaper, Red and Black, who in 1953 resigned in protest following…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Bill Shipp interviews Griffin Bell about his career and his tenure as U.S. Attorney General (1977-1979). Bell comments on the integration of Georgia schools and the University of Georgia, the Kennedy presidential campaign in Georgia, and Martin…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Russell Library Director Sheryl Vogt interviews Bobby Rowan about his tenure in the Georgia Senate (1963-1974) and as a Public Service Commissioner (1989-1994). Rowan discusses his early life, including schooling, family, church attendance, and…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Charles Campbell interviews Anthony Alaimo about his experiences as a prisoner of war in Germany during World War II, his time as an attorney in Atlanta, and his tenure as a judge in the U.S. District Court (Southern District of Georgia). Judge…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Donald Stewart discusses his education, his work with the Soil Conservation Service and the idea for Sandy Creek Park. He comments on watershed programs in Athens including dams and flood control. Stewart also discusses Athens-Clarke County's…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

George Chandler discusses his early life and career and how he became involved and Sandy Creek Park. He discusses the phases the park has gone through, from original planning to landscaping and natural area conservation. He comments on budgeting,…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Nancy Smith discusses her experience as director of Sandy Creek Park. She weighs in on recreational parks versus resource-based parks, and reflects on Sandy Creek Park's spillway and maintenance. She also comments on issues regarding the park such as…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Rick Kelly discusses Sandy Creek Park’s role in the Athens community, its budget and maintenance, and many aspects of the lake including security, lifeguards, and concern for patron safety. He comments on the merger of the city and county governments…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Rick Main discusses his previous work for the U.S. Forest Service and the Soil Conservation Service. He reflects on the budgeting and construction of Sandy Creek Park and discusses using inmate labor in the construction of the park. Main comments on…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Robert Farmer discusses his work with the Soil Conservation Service, priorities for the design of Sandy Creek Park, and the importance of setting, maintenance, and meeting citizens' desired uses for a park. He comments on the involvement of county…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

UGA Political Science Professor Dr. Ieda Siqueira Wiarda interviews Margaret Bennett about her life in the diplomatic corps and as the wife of Foreign Service Officer and U. S. Ambassador William Tapley Bennett, Jr. Bennett discusses her experiences…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

A Conversation with Pete Wheeler is a discussion, with Dr. William Stueck and Dr. James Cobb, of Wheeler's long career as Georgia's Commissioner of Veterans Services. Wheeler discusses his early life, attending Emory at Oxford and the University of…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

William R. "Bill" Shipp interviews Tom Watson Brown. Topics include Tom Watson (Brown's great-grandfather and national Populist leader), the Leo Frank case, Walter J. Brown, James F. Byrnes, Strom Thurmond, MARTA, the Watson-Brown Foundation, and the…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

George Justice interviews Carl E. Sanders about his activities as a Georgia state senator, governor, and business leader. Sanders discusses his early life, his involvement with the YMCA, and the state of youth during the Great Depression. He recalls…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Richard B. Russell Library Director Sheryl Vogt interviews Kil Townsend about his life as a lawyer, businessman, author, and maverick Republican legislator in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1965 to 1992. Townsend discusses his early work…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Richard B. Russell's niece Sally Russell Warrington interviews Charles Campbell about his work for Senator Richard B. Russell and Russell’s activities from 1965 to 1971. Campbell discusses growing up in Jackson, Georgia, and attending the University…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

UGA History Professor Dr. Kathleen Clark interviews Lorena Weeks about her life and her discrimination case against Southern Bell in the 1960s. Lorena Weeks recalls how she started working at Southern Bell Telephone Company. She discusses her early…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Powell Moore interviews Eugene Methvin about his Georgia roots and his life as a journalist and writer and editor for Reader's Digest. Eugene Methvin discusses his early life in Vienna, Georgia, and his family history of journalism and newspaper…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Chief Domestic Advisor in 1971. In 1975 Ehrlichman was convicted of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and perjury for his role in the Watergate Scandal. J. Stanley Pottinger served as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the United States…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Augusta Phillips is interviewed by her niece, Mattie Hubbard about her involvement with civil rights and community activism. Phillips discusses her brothers' involvement in the World War II effort. She recalls her brothers' fight for community needs…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Zoller discusses her childhood in Columbus, Georgia. She recalls the desegregation of Columbus High School. Zoller reflects on attending the University of Georgia and subsequently working for Rich's (an Atlanta-based department store that later…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Martha Zoller discusses her early life, including her father's life and family history. She discusses her mother's opinion of integration, her family's attitude toward African Americans, and a walkout staged by the black students of Columbia High…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Bill Shipp interviews journalist and writer Robert Coram. Robert Coram recalls working on Cumberland Island first as a caretaker and then a park ranger. He comments on the preservation of Georgia's barrier islands and shark fishing. Coram discusses…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Dr. Robert Bielen, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania medical school, joined the Peace Corps in order to fulfil his military obligations. He was in the Dominican Republic in the 1960s at the time where the country was facing political…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Dr. Carl Hartrampf, Jr. is a distinguished plastic surgeon in the Atlanta Area. He is a native of Atlanta, and he attended Emory University and the University of Georgia. After his internships and residencies, Hartrampf established a medical practice…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Dr. Walter Allen, Sr. grew up in Allendale, South Carolina where he learned how to play the trumpet in his high school band. He began his music career as a teenager by playing in a variety of bands, including the military band during his service in…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Music promoters, Alex Cooley and Peter Conlon, along with Presidential aid, Tom Beard, talk about the development of the music scene in Atlanta. Cooley and Conlon talk about the several concerts and festivals they arranged over the years. And the…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Hugh Peterson Jr was born in Washington, DC to Congressman Hugh Peterson, Sr. and Patience Elizabeth Russell Peterson. Peterson spent half of his childhood in Ailey, Ga and Washington, DC. After going to Yale University and Harvard Law School,…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Linda Fuller Degelmann co-founded Habitat for Humanity International with her husband Millard Fuller. Through her work at Habitat for Humanity she has helped create initiatives such as the Carter Work Projects, Women’s Builds, and mental health care…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

General Eugene “Gene” Habiger was born in California in 1939. He attended the University of California before enlisting in the Army. He then returned to school and graduated from the University of Georgia. In 1996 he became the Commander and Chief…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Jim Grimsley was born in 1955 in North Carolina. He worked as a playwright for 7 Stages Theater for over 20 years and has written numerous semi-autobiographical novels including Winter Birds and Dream Boy. He is a Professor of Practice in the English…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

John Vaughn was born in Rome, Georgia during the 1930s. Vaughn attended Morris Brown College and served in the Korean War as a battalion engineer. Vaughn taught in Summerville, Mississippi and has participated in the civil rights initiatives of…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Frank Barron was born in Rome, Georgia and graduated from Darlington School in 1948. Barron worked at Coca Cola 1956 before retiring from his executive position. Barron supervised many projects throughout his career and in this interview, he talks…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Former Administrative Assistant Charles Campbell, former Press Secretary Powell Moore, former Press Secretary Earl Leonard, and former aid Norman Underwood discuss their experiences working with Senator Russell in his Washington office.

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Tom Johnson, from Macon, Ga, earned an MBA from Harvard University and worked in politics alongside Lyndon B. Johnson before working in professional journalism. In this interview, Johnson details his experience of the White House Fellowship Program,…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Doctors Edouard Servy, Benjamin Brackett, and Joe Massey discuss the history of and their experiences with In vitro fertilization (IVF).

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Bill Talmadge was born in 1941 in New York City. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He attended law school at the University of Georgia before clerking for State Supreme…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Igor Khripunov was born in the 1940s and works at the University of Georgia’s Center for International trade and security as a Distinguished Fellow and professor. Khripunov began his career as a translator for the Soviet Union. Previously, Khripunov…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Gary Bertsch was born in Vallejo, California in 1944. Bertsch received a PhD in political science at the University of Oregon. Bertsch created the Center for East-West Trade Policy at the University of Georgia, which was later renamed the Center for…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Businessman James E. (Jimmy) Stewart, Jr. discusses growing up in South Georgia in the 1930s and 1940s, attending the University of Georgia, serving in the United States Army in Cold War Europe, and running a family-owned, small business in Waycross,…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

James Hamilton was born in South Carolina. Hamilton has worked in many sectors of litigation, and on many famed cases including as the assistant to chief council in the Watergate Committee. Hamilton represented Senator Herman Talmage in the Watergate…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Russell King moved around frequently as a child but eventually settled in South Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia for undergraduate studies and law school before working as Herman Talmadge’s Senior Legislative Assistant. In this…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Philip T. Parkerson, a historian and retired U.S. Foreign Service official, begins by discussing his early life in Eastman, Georgia, U.S. Navy service during the Vietnam War, and education at the University of Georgia. Parkerson joined the U.S.…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes U.S. foreign policy with China during the Truman administration. He discusses the involvement of the United Nations during the Korean War, the personal animosity between Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson and Secretary of State…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by Richard Rusk and Uri Ra’anan from the Fletcher School of Diplomacy. Topics include U.S. foreign relations, the diplomatic and consular service, the Department of State, the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and arms control and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by Richard Rusk and Uri Ra’anan from the Fletcher School of Diplomacy. Topics include U.S. foreign relations, the U.S. Department of State, President Eisenhower, President Kennedy, and President Johnson, Russia, China, and the…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by Richard Rusk and Uri Ra’anan. This interview is part of Fletcher School of Diplomacy’s Oral History Project at Tuft’s University. Topics include aspects of international diplomacy, Belgium (foreign relations and Africa),…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by Richard Rusk and Uri Ra’anan. This interview is part of Fletcher School of Diplomacy’s Oral History Project at Tuft’s University. Topics include aspects of international diplomacy, Belgium (foreign relations and Africa),…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

George Ball interviewed by Richard Rusk and Thomas Schoenbaum.George Ball served as under-secretary of state for economic affairs (1961) and deputy secretary from 1961-1966.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

George Ball interviewed by Richard Rusk and Thomas Schoenbaum.George Ball served as under-secretary of state for economic affairs (1961) and deputy secretary from 1961-1966.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by Douglas Simon.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

James R. Caldwell interviewed by Thomas Schoenbaum.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Recording of a speech Dean Rusk gave on July 23, 1979. Topics include Afghanistan (foreign relations with the Soviet Union, Soviet occupation from 1979-1989), the Cold War, U.S. elections, the Iran Hostage Crisis, the Marshall Plan, the Soviet Union,…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses economic and social conditions of the Dominican Republic.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk with unidentified interviewer.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

A song about Dean Rusk written and sung by Thomas Hardman.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part one of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part two of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part three of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part four of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk. Topics include Rusk’s siblings (Margaret; Parks; Roger; Helen Rusk [Perkins]), the death of his parents, influences and heroes (Robert E. Lee, George Catlett Marshall),…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part five of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part six of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

In this interview, Dean Rusk describes the Rockefeller family and his work at the Rockefeller Foundation. He talks about the South's hookworm disease problem, public health, relations between Rockefeller Foundation and Russia, technical assistance to…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

In this interview, Dean Rusk describes the various competing agencies within the U.S. government and more specifically, the scaling down of the Dept. of State. He speaks of the importance of developing personal relationships among cabinet members. In…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Geary Rusk interviews Nicholas Katzenbach about his working relationship with Dean Rusk during the administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. Katzenbach speaks of Rusk's relationship with both presidents, Attorney General Robert…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk is interviewed about the Dominican Republic. Topics include economic conditions in 1961 and the history, politics and government, and social conditions of the country.This interview is continued on Rusk BBBB and Rusk CCCC.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dr. Peter Oliver interviews Dean Rusk about the military-industrial complex. Topics include defense contracts.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Geary Rusk interviews Richard Holbrooke about the Philippines. Topics include economic conditions, U.S. interests and policies in the region, the history of the Philippines, Japanese occupation and the period of 1946-1986, and the 1986…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes the work of the Rockefeller Foundation and Rockefeller grants, focusing on the conflict between culture and tradition with development strategies. He cites as examples public health efforts in India, Mexico, and Hungary and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk, Martin Hillenbrand, and Loch Johnson describe U.S. foreign policy and the competing agencies within the U.S. government. They also speak of "competition" between presidential adminstrations. They contrast the duties of the Secretary of…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews Nicholas Katzenbach about the Vietnam War.Nicholas Katzenbach served as U.S. attorney general (1965-1966) and under secretary of state (1966-1969).This interview is a continuation of Rusk AAA.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the politics, government, and social conditions of the Dominican Republic, including the economic conditions of the country in 1961; the Coup d’etat in 1963, and the revolution in 1965.This interview is a continuation of Rusk AAAA…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the Vietnam War and Presidents Kennedy and Johnson.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk delivers a lecture to Loch Johnson’s class about the Soviet Union, arms control, and the arms race.
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