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Dan Sweat oral history interview, December 12, 1996

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: SweatD_19961212_P-10

Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Shep Barbash and Cliff Kuhn. Among topics discussed: Woodall property and zoning issue; creation of Atlanta Regional Commission; conflict with Judge Durwood Pye about constitutionality of ARC; Bob Young, County Attorney; Harry West, Bill Bassett; Friends of the River; National Recreation Area; Jimmy Carter; Kay and Harold Mackenzie; Barbara Blum; Environmental Protection Agency; Shag Cates, chairman of the Fulton County Commission; Georgia Conservancy; Judd Houk; Sweat and Jimmy Carter interaction about the Stone Mountain Freeway; Georgia Law Number Five; Governor Lester Maddox; Senator Richard Russell's funeral; Winder, Georgia; Atlanta Police Chief Herbert Jenkins; why Sweat moved to Central Atlanta Progress; Sweat's help getting federal grants; Harold Brockey; Alvin Ferst; Tom Roberts.


  • Creation: December 12, 1996


Restrictions on Access

Oral history available for research.


1 item(s) (transcript (23 pages))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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