Charles L. Gowen oral history interview, 1988 June 27.

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Gowen, Charles L. (Charles Latimer), 1904-. Charles L. Gowen oral history interview, 1988 June 27.

Charles L. Gowen oral history interview, 1988 June 27.

The collection consists of an oral history interview with Charles L. Gowen on June 27, 1988 in which he discusses his upbringing and family background; education; Gowen's decision to get into politics; the poll tax; Georgia Power Company investigation by the SEC; Fred Wilson; legislators at the Henry Grady Hotel; political decision-making at the Henry Grady; Cocking affair; Gowen's role in Arnall's administration; State Port Authority; county unit system; state constitution; three-governor controversy; differences between Roy Harris and Ellis Arnall; Adie Durden; Eugene Talmadge speeches; campaign financing in the 1940's; Gowen's 1954 race for governor; telethon preparation; Gowen's relationship with the press; and liquor interests in campaigns.

2 audiotapes ; cassette.Transcript (49 p.)

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