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Dan Sweat oral history interview, January 8, 1997

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: SweatD_19970108_P-15

Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Cliff Kuhn and Shep Barbash. Among topics discussed: Discussions of golden moments for Atlanta; 1996 Olympics; philosophical discussion of Atlanta's future; Alicia Phillip; Sweat states his expectations for the Olympics in reference to introducing thousands of people to civic action; discussion of leadership and government; Atlanta's relationship to the suburbs and to the Federal government; dynamics of government under Mayor Allen. Glory days of Atlanta City government; Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and DeKalb Chamber of Commerce; Sam Williams; dynamics of pulling together regional forces; Cousins Foundation; Metropolitan Foundation; Star System; Frank Robinson; CAP; the interview is an overview of the workings of city government and Sweat's philosophies on the subject.


  • Creation: January 8, 1997


Restrictions on Access

Oral history available for research.


1 item(s) (transcript (31 pages))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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