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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: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

James G. “Jim” Minter worked as a sportswriter for UGA’s The Red and Black newspaper, and then went on to the Atlanta Journal and the Atlanta Constitution, where he worked with Lewis Grizzard, Bill Shipp, and Reg Murphy. He was appointed executive…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Millard Grimes worked as an editor for The Red and Black, and graduated from UGA with a degree in journalism in 1951. He returned to the Columbus Ledger as associate news editor, and in 1955 the newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize for documenting…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Richard Pettys attended the University of Georgia, where he worked on the student newspaper the Red and Black. In 1965 he began working for three newspapers in Gwinnett County that would soon become the Gwinnett Daily News. In 1969 he joined the…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

John Reginald "Reg" Murphy attended Mercer University in Macon, and worked for the Macon Telegraph. In 1955 he opened the Atlanta bureau of the Macon Telegraph. He was chosen to be a Neiman Fellow at Harvard in 1959, and in 1961 went to work for the…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

For the past 15 years, Dick Yarbrough has gained a large following with his syndicated newspaper column which reaches some 600,000 households and more than 1.3 million readers each week throughout Georgia. In March, 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal named Dick…

Collection: Goin' Back: Remembering UGA Oral History Collection

Young discusses his early life in Cedartown, Georgia and his experiences at UGA in the early 1960s, particularly as a member of the Kappa Alpha fraternity. He talks about his career as a newspaper editor and publisher for newspapers around the state…
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