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Vandiver, S. Ernest (Samuel Ernest), 1918-2005



  • Existence: 1918 - 2005

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Georgia Governors Roundtable, October 31, 1985

Identifier: Governorsroundtable_19851031_P1985-01
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

S. Ernest Vandiver oral history interview, January 25, 1994

Identifier: VandiverES_19940125_P1994-02
Scope and Contents Cliff Kuhn focused this interview on the October 1960 arrest of Martin Luther King, Jr. and its aftermath.Among topics discussed: March on the Capitol; Sibley Commission; Judge Sibley; Griffin Bell; Herman Talmadge; Marvin Griffin; meeting with John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson; Vandiver's experience with National Guard; role of Bobby Kennedy in 1960 presidential election; return of Martin Luther King to Georgia in 1960; 1960 meeting of Southern governors; effect of Atlanta...
Dates: January 25, 1994

S. Ernest Vandiver oral history interviews, March 20 and July 28, 1986

Identifier: VandiverSE_19860324_P1986-02
Scope and Contents of the Series From the Series: Interviews in this series are with former governors of Georgia. Most of the interviews were conducted by the Georgia Government Documentation Project between 1986 and 1988, in the aftermath of a November 1985 conference on Georgia's governors sponsored by Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia, and featuring four of the state's then seven living governors. Papers presented at this conference were later included in Harold P. Henderson and Gary W. Roberts, eds., ...
Dates: March 20 and July 28, 1986