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Andrew Young interviews, October 30, 2013-December 15, 2014

Identifier: Y016_YoungA_20131030-20141215

Scope and Contents

Records of Andrew Young reading scripted or improvised narration. Recorded in seven total sessions on six different dates. Used for the Making of Modern Atlanta documentary.


  • October 30, 2013-December 15, 2014


Restrictions on Access

Reading room access only.

Biographical Note

Andrew Jackson Young Jr. (born March 12, 1932) is an American politician, diplomat, and activist. Beginning his career as a pastor, Young was an early leader in the civil rights movement, serving as executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and a close confidant to Martin Luther King Jr. Young later became active in politics, serving first as a U.S. Congressman from Georgia, then United States Ambassador to the United Nations, and finally Mayor of Atlanta. Since leaving political office, Young has founded or served in many organizations working on issues of public policy and political lobbying.


7 Item(s) (7 recording sessions (audio: 18:48 duration, audio/video: 5:50:25, 60 files))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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