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Clifford Baldowski oral history interview, January 11, 1979

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: BaldowskiC_19790111_P1979-09

Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Robert Dubay. Among topics discussed: Griffin as caricature; opinion of Griffin; role of cartoonist; Griffin rewarding his friends; race issue; politicians of 1950s and 1960s and anti‑Atlanta press feelings; 1954 election and Atlanta Constitution support for Fred Hand; 1962 support for Carl Sanders; comparison of politics in different decades; corruption of Griffin administration; Cheney Griffin; Reg Murphy; Ralph McGill; Rivers's administration; county unit system; The Atlanta Times and newspaper competition.


  • Creation: January 11, 1979


Restrictions on Access

Oral history available for research.

Biographical Note

Clifford Baldowski (1917-1999) was a cartoonist for the Atlanta Constitution from the 1950s to the 1970s.


1 item(s) (audio (28:58 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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