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Dan Sweat oral history interview, December 2, 1996

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: SweatD_19961202_P-7

Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Shep Barbash and Cliff Kuhn. Among topics discussed: Rabbis Epstein, Geffen, and Rothschild; Archbishop Halverman and Randy Taylor of the Central Presbyterian Church; Sugarman; synagogues of Atlanta in reference to a civic power structure; Reformed Church of New York; Buddy Innis; Tom Cousins and CAP; CAS task force; Bill Johnson of the Ritz Carlton; John Wieland; Andy Young's book on the SCLC and black Baptist preachers; Congregationalists; Timothy McDonald; Cameron Alexander; Alicia Phillip; Sweat's transfer from Massell's office; move from City Hall office to ARC; the formation and development of ARC; The Atlanta Metropolitan Planning Commission; 1960s regional planning pressure from the federal government; Fulton County Health Department and the Fulton County Hospital Authority; Grady Hospital; John Vining; Minneapolis tax sharing plan; zoning in reference to city planning; county commissioners and zoning; the Atlanta Area Transportation Study; Atlanta Magazine article by Margaret Shannon discussing ARC; ARC's responsibilities, expectations and realities.


  • Creation: December 2, 1996


Restrictions on Access

Oral history available for research.


1 item(s) (transcript (37 pages))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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