Sanders, Carl, 1925-2014
- Existence: 1925 - 2014
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Randy Sanders. Among topics discussed: Supreme Court decision that made the county unit system unconstitutional; 1962 governor's race; barbecues and rallies; Jimmy Carter's campaign style; rural "anti‑Atlanta" voters; anti‑establishment movement; Carter's promises; Carter's failure to be reelected governor or president; Lester Maddox; Sanders as moderate governor; efforts to elevate education; busing; Carter's campaign tactics; evaluation of the electorate; county unit system;...
Dates: March 28, 1989
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Robert Dubay. Among topics discussed: Reason for entering 1962 governor's race; career prior to 1962 campaign; political influences; Vandiver's lack of support for Sanders; campaign polls; point at which he believed he would win; corruption issue in Griffin administration; tax issue; Mitch Murphy; University System of Georgia desegregation controversy; Roy Harris; campaign methods of Sanders, Griffin; influence of Watergate on possibilities for Georgia politicians in national...
Dates: June 1, 1976
Scope and Contents Interviewed by James Cook. Among topics discussed: Youth in Augusta; Camp Dixie for Boys; military career; University of Georgia football; law school; law practice; Cracker Party; Independent Party; election to Georgia House of Representatives; law firm of Sanders, Thurmond and Hester; Talmadge and Griffin factionalism; school desegregation; nullification; 1962 governor's race; administrative emphasis on education; Bowdoin Commission; failure to adopt new state constitution; reapportionment;...
Dates: August 5 and 12, 1986
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