John W. Greer oral history interview, 1987 May 6.

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Greer, John W., 1909-. John W. Greer oral history interview, 1987 May 6.

John W. Greer oral history interview, 1987 May 6.

The collection consists of an oral history interview with John W. Greer on May 16, 1987 in which he discusses his personal background; early political interest; education; memories of Franklin D. Roosevelt; Eugene Talmadge as an opponent of Roosevelt; Talmadge campaign tactics; Governor E.D. Rivers; the New Deal; the General Assembly during the Rivers administration; first political campaign; problems with road paving; Jim Gillis; politics in the highway department; committee assignments; the Secret Ballot bill; the Ku Klux Klan in politics; the Democratic Party in the South; the anti-mask bill; Roy Harris; James Mackay; involvement in MARTA; and "the gentleman from Lanier."

1 audiotape ; cassette.Transcript (61 p.)

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