Herman E. Talmadge oral history interviews, 1986 June 26 and July 17.

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Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-. Herman E. Talmadge oral history interviews, 1986 June 26 and July 17.

Herman E. Talmadge oral history interviews, 1986 June 26 and July 17.

The collection consists of oral history interviews with Herman Talmadge on June 26 and July 17, 1986 in which he discusses family genealogy; childhood; youthful interest in debate; law practice; work on Eugene Talmadge campaigns; World War II experiences; E.D. Rivers; Roy Harris; Ellis Arnall; M.E. Thompson; three-governor controversy; 1948 governor's race; white primary bill; farm agricultural policy; administrative style; county unit system; campaign methods; school desegregation; Senator Walter George; Tom Linder; rural versus urban vote; Ralph McGill; black voters; Ernest Vandiver; Jim Gillis; Hughes Spalding; Wiley Moore; Robert Woodruff; 1950 governor's race; campaign finance; Marvin Griffin; Thompson v. Talmadge; Peters v. Morris; Brown v. Board of Education.

3 audiotapes ; cassette.Transcript (101 p.)

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