Bill Shipp oral history interview, 1987 Apr. 22.

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Bill Shipp oral history interview, 1987 Apr. 22.

The collection consists of an oral history interview with Bill Shipp on April 22, 1987 in which he discusses his early career; Horace Ward case; Red and Black; racial politics; Board of Regents and student newspaper; Shipp's ostracism at UGA; Ralph McGill; army career; the Atlanta Constitution during the 1960s; Gene Patterson; Highlander Folk School; left wing elements of the civil rights movement; Jack O'Dell; coverage of the civil rights movement; University of Mississippi desegregation; Selma; General Walker; political rivalries at the Constitution; Public Accommodations Act; the Constitution's impact; Robert Woodruff; Ralph McGill and the reporting staff; McGill and the Talmadges; the Albany movement; Laurie Pritchett; Martin Luther King Jr.; 1954 Morris Abram-Jim Davis congressional race; the end of the county unit system; Carl Sanders; Jimmy Carter; Eugene Talmadge; continuing rural domination of Georgia politics; the General Assembly; George L. Smith; First Atlanta Bank; and Robert Alwyn "Cheney" Griffin.

2 audiotapes ; cassette.Transcript (70 p.)

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