Orrock, Nancy Grogan, 1943-
- Existence: 1943-
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Nan Orrock has served as a senator and as a representative in Georgia's State Legislature since 1987, and as president of the Women Legislators' Lobby. She has worked to balance budgets; to increase spending on assisting families, education health and child care; and to reduce excessive and wasteful military spending. Her papers include correspondence, printed material, and financial records, that document legislation, political campaigns, and issues, 1969-2010 (bulk 1990-2006).
Interviewed by Andrew Reisinger. In this interview, Nan Orrock talks about where she was born and raised and describes what it was like growing up with her family. She also talks about some interests and aspirations she had in her youth. Later in the interview, Orrock discusses politics and shares her family's political views as well as her own. She also reveals how the civil rights movement shaped her worldview.