Browse Items (32 total)

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

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: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes and answers questions in regard to David Halberstam's book, The Best and The Brightest. He discusses Averell Harriman's relationship with Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. He touches upon U.S. reluctance to use nuclear weapons and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the interaction between press and politics, in particular his relation ship with the press during his Secretary of State years.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Carl Rowan interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include government and the press; U.S. Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, U.S. foreign relations, and race relations in the U.S. Transcript. Carl Rowan served as U.S. ambassador to Finland from 1963-1964…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses his relationship with press during his Secretary of State years and the press coverage of the Vietnam War.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Carl Rowan interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include governement and the press and President Johnson. Carl Rowan served as U.S. ambassador to Finland from 1963-1964 and director of the United States Information Agency from 1964-1965.This interview…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk, Richard Rusk, Thomas Schoenbaum, and Loch Johnson discuss Rusk’s relations with Congress in his capacity as Secretary of State.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

James L. "Jim" Greenfield interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include the Vietnam War, the relationship between the press and politics, and the U.S. Department of State staff.Jim Greenfield was the Time magazine chief diplomatic correspondent from…

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

Interview with Kenneth H. Turner, journalist and administrative assistant to Herman E. Talmadge. Topics include Neil Andrews; Walter F. George; Douglas MacArthur; Presidential election (1952); Press and politics; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Herman E.…

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

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

Interview with Margaret Rutledge Shannon, journalist. Topics include Lyndon B. Johnson; John F. Kennedy; Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (1963); Presidential election (1952); Press and politics; U.S. Senate election (1966); Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

William “Bill” Shipp worked as a journalist in Georgia for fifty years. Shipp began his career as managing editor of the University of Georgia’s Red and Black newspaper. In 1956 Shipp began to write for the Atlanta Constitution, covering topics such…

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

Glenn Anthony reported for the United Press International, covering various civil rights groups in Alabama and Tennessee. He entered politics when he went to work for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, lobbying for business interests. He was involved…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Aubrey R. Morris was born in 1922 in Roswell, Georgia, and grew up writing for the local newspaper. In this interview, Morris discusses his long journalism career, including his days as a journalism student at the University of Georgia, his work at…

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

Bill Burson served as an aide to Senator Herman Talmadge and later to Governor Carl Sanders. In 1967, the newly elected governor, Lester Maddox, appointed Burson Director of the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services. Over the next three…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Bob Cohn began his career as a news writer and photojournalist after graduating from the University of Alabama. He has worked on Olympic and event marketing for many years and has served as a chairman of the National Parade and March Oversight…

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

David Morrison is a political journalist that covered Georgia politics for the Atlanta Constitution during the 1970s. He discusses his work in journalism, his experiences with prominent politicians, and the state of party politics in Georgia.

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

Ray Moore (b. 1922) was an Atlanta TV newsman for twenty-three years. In 1951, he joined WSB Radio and then WSB-TV the following year. Moore resigned as news director of WSB, in 1969, and joined WAGA-TV (Channel 5) until he retired from broadcasting…

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: Athens Oral History Project

Anne Brightwell grew up in the small town of Union, Missouri, outside of St. Louis. She graduated from Lindenwood College, and was involved in social activism relating to race and integration alongside her husband Frank. After moving to Athens,…

Collection: Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project

Collection: Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project

Tom Crawford was born in Atlanta, Georgia and graduated from Clarkston High School in DeKalb County, Georgia in 1968. As a journalism student at the University of Georgia, Crawford worked at the student-led newspaper, The Red & Black, rising to rank…

Collection: Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project

Rusty Paul discusses his early exposure to politics while growing up in civil rights-era Alabama and his involvement in Republican politics after moving to Georgia, including creating a statewide Republican Party newspaper. Paul recalls the political…

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…

Collection: Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project

Nigut discusses his early life in Chicago and his entrance to political journalism through covering Chicago politics. He then talks about moving to Atlanta to work as a reporter for WSB-TV and the bonds he formed with political figures throughout his…
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