Browse Items (23 total)

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Alan Harvey Bible, U.S. Senator (D-Nevada). Topics include anecdotes of Senator Russell; Presidents Election (1952); Political parties; Senate Appropriations Committee; State Rights.

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Brock Emerson III, U.S. Senator (R-Tennessee). Topics include Political parties--Republican; Southern States--Politics and Government.

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Paul Jones Fannin, U.S. Senator (R-Arizona). Topics include Democratic Party; Republican Party; Russell's expertise in parliamentary procedure; Russell's modesty; U. S. Senate.

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Wallace Foster Bennett, U.S. Senator (R-Utah). Topics include anecdotes of Senator Russell; Governmental Investigations; Political parties--Republican; Race relations; U. S. Senate Committees.

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Caleb Boggs, U.S. Senator (R-Delaware). Topics include anecdotes of Senator Russell; Political parties--Republican; U. S. Presidents; Senate Appropriations Committee (U.S.).

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Claudia Alta "Lady Bird" Johnson was First Lady to President Johnson. In her interview, she discusses the relationship between Lyndon B. Johnson and Senator Richard B. Russell, through work and in their personal lives. She shares conflicts in their…

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Strom Thurmond, U.S. Senator (R-South Carolina). Topics include Presidential elections (1948 and 1952); Republican Party; U.S. Defense.

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Nathan Deal worked as a lawyer, assistant district attorney and judge, before being elected to the Georgia State Senate in 1981. He served until 1993, and was president pro tempore in his last term. Deal was elected in 1992 as a Democrat to the U.S.…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Mike Bowers formerly served as Georgia's Attorney General (1981-1997) and made an unsuccessful run for governor in 1998. In this interview Bowers discusses his relationships with former Attorney General Arthur Bolton and George Busbee. He addresses…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Larry Walker discusses his long career in the Georgia House of Representatives, which began in 1972, including his role as house majority leader and as a member of Speaker Tom Murphy’s inner circle. Walker served in the house for 32 years and was…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Ned Young discusses his activity with the Jaycees, a civic organization, in Georgia and nationally, as well as his career of campaign management. Young worked for Ellis Arnall’s 1966 gubernatorial campaign, Lester Maddox’s campaign for governor,…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Buddy Darden served as a U.S Representative from Georgia’s 7th district from 1983 to 1995, and previously served as a Georgia Representative and Cobb County district attorney. In this interview he discusses his early life and his political career,…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

In 1962, Rowan ran a successful campaign for the Georgia Senate. He was the youngest senator at the time. In 1974, he made an unsuccessful bid for governor. In 1989, he ran successfully for public service commissioner, and retired in 1994. Rowan…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Marvin Dawson Mathis served as the news director of WALB-TV in Albany, Georgia, before running a successful campaign for Congress in 1971. He served on several committees, including Agriculture, House Administration, and Steering and Policy. Mathis…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

John Charles Foster was elected to the Georgia Senate as a Democrat in 1974. He served as chairman of the Education Committee during his entire tenure in the senate. Under Governor Joe Frank Harris, Foster sponsored the Quality Basic Education Act…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Eunice Lastinger Mixon taught eighth grade science and high school biology, chemistry and physics for thirty years in the Tift County School System, and was an instructor at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. In 1974, gubernatorial candidate…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Tom Baxter was a reporter, editor of the Sunday Perspective section, national editor, and chief political correspondent for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has written about politics in the South since 1987, joining InsiderAdvantage in 2007 to…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

William “Bill” Shipp worked as a journalist in Georgia for fifty years. In this interview at his home in Acworth, Georgia, Shipp discusses the range of modern Georgia politics, with a particular emphasis on Georgia governors since 1946. Topics…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Frank Albert was elected to the Georgia Senate in 1964. He served as a Republican Senator for eight years, working closely with such politicians as Governor Zell B. Miller, Senator Culver Kidd, and Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives Tom…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Collection: Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project

Galloway talks about the relationship of media to politics, how political reporting has changed since he entered the business, and comments on the role that technology has played in news reporting. He comments on factors for success of an elected…
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