Interview with Lester Maddox, May 5, 1981

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

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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 general, his views on candidates in the 1966 Democratic Primary, Maddox's views on potential gubernatorial candidates, Maddox's views on the 1966 gubernatorial race and its outcome, the write-in campaign for Arnall in the 1966 gubernatorial election, his opposition to Bo Callaway in 1966, Maddox's experiences campaigning for governor and his campaign expenses, and the role of the media.

Date

1981-05-05

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RBRL096HPH-OHARN03_2

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Lester G. Maddox and Hal Henderson, “Interview with Lester Maddox, May 5, 1981,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 24, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/items/show/1825.