Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002
- Existence: 1913 - 2002
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Participants: Lester Maddox, Carl Sanders, Herman Talmadge, S. Ernest VandiverAmong topics discussed: Talmadge claim that he represented views of people in the desegregation of schools; Vandiver regret of "no not one" statement; Vandiver response to being accused of being "middle of the road"; Vandiver's involvement in the creation of the Sibley Commission; Sanders 1962 campaign; Sanders view that the schools should not be closed due to forced desegregation; Sanders view of the...
Dates: October 31, 1985
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Robert Dubay. Among topics discussed: Bill Anderson book about Eugene Talmadge; association with Griffin; Griffin and three‑governor controversy; radio broadcasts with Griffin; lack of support for Griffin's campaign; relationship with Griffin; Griffin's governorship; Gene Talmadge; role of Georgia legislators in national politics; Griffin's 1962 loss to Sanders; conflict between Georgia politicians and the Atlanta press; county unit system; 1946 write‑in campaign; Gene Talmadge's...
Dates: June 1, 1976
Identifier: Talmadge, H_19940801_(P2003-07)
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Stephen Tuck. Among topics discussed: Herman Talmadge describes the Georgia of his youth and his father, Eugene Talmadge, who died before finishing his term as governor of Georgia. Talmadge recounts the circumstances under which he was elected by the General Assembly of Georgia to complete his father’s term. As governor (1947-1955), Talmadge maintains that his greatest achievements were the modernizing of the state government and its education system, and discusses the difference...
Dates: August 1, 1994
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Harold Paulk Henderson. Among topics discussed: 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...
Dates: June 26 and July 17, 1987
Abstract: WSB Radio was first radio station to broadcast in the city of Atlanta, on March 15, 1922. With its many breakthrough practices, from being the first radio station to use a slogan to broadcasting a Spanish translation of "Voice of America" programs to Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis, WSB always remained cutting edge and more importantly, relevant. The records, 1920-1985, contain correspondence, memos, scrapbooks, news clippings, publicity materials, program log books, scripts, radio...
Dates: 1920-1985; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980