Interview with James Gray Sr., May 14, 1981

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

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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 candidates in the 1966 gubernatorial race, Gray's views on candidates in the 1966 Democratic Primary, Republican candidate Bo Callaway, Gray's thoughts on his loss in the 1966 primary, the write-in campaign for Arnall, Gray's experience campaigning for governor, his campaign expenses, campaign support, and the media’s influence on the 1966 election.

Date

1981-05-14

Identifier

RBRL096HPH-OHARN04_2

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James H. Gray, Sr. and Hal Henderson, “Interview with James Gray Sr., May 14, 1981,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 28, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/items/show/1823.