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Griffin, Marvin

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1907 - 1982

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Marvin Griffin oral history interview, August 21, 1971

 Item
Identifier: GriffinM_19710821_P1989-29
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Jane Herndon. Among topics discussed: How Griffin became E. D. Rivers's executive secretary; Rivers's personality; Rivers as a New Deal advocate; factionalism in Georgia politics; Griffin's 1954 gubernatorial campaign strategy; politics under the county unit system; the popular support for Eugene Talmadge; Ellis Arnall; the political break between Arnall and Rivers in 1946; reasons for Rivers's 1946 gubernatorial bid; the 1946 governor's race; Rivers's entry into politics; Rivers...
Dates: August 21, 1971