Carey Williams oral history interview, 1989 Feb. 23.

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Williams, Carey,. Carey Williams oral history interview, 1989 Feb. 23.

Carey Williams oral history interview, 1989 Feb. 23.

The collection consists of an oral history interview with Carey Williams, Sr. on February 23, 1989 in which he discusses his family background; University of Georgia; Red and Black; 1936 Senate race; Eugene Talmadge; Joe Boone; Roy McGinty; J.J. Brown; Franklin Roosevelt; Eugene Talmadge and his speaking style; political rallies; Atlanta press; 1942 governor's race; county unit system; Roy Harris; Miles Walker Lewis; The Statesman; W.O. "B" Brooks; William Kimbrough; Herman Talmadge; the State Board of Education; Ellis Arnall; the desegregation of the University of Georgia; Horace Ward; Ernest Vandiver; the Georgia Tech Sugar Bowl controversy; Robert Alwyn "Cheney" Griffin; three-governor controversy; soliciting votes; E.D Rivers, William's support of Griffin and Vandiver; honorary commission; 1966 governor's race; resignation from Board of Regents; changes in education; Herman Talmadge; Mack Mattingly; Atlanta press; Roy Harris; Williams' changing outlook; Roy Harris' Cracker Party; changes in newspapers; changes in campaigns; Lester Maddox; George Whitman; Eugene Talmadge; Osgood Williams; Crawford Pilcher; and changes in politics.

1 audiotape ; cassette.Transcript (48 p.)

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