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Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

In 1973, the History Dept. of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill established an oral history program devoted to the study of the southern region of the United States. The Southern Oral History Program collects interviews with Southerners (more)

A-0061 Interview with Ralph D. Turlington (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-09

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Ralph Turlington, Florida Commissioner of Education and former Speaker of the Florida House, discusses his personal background, government in the Pork Chop Gang Era, 1960s reforms, reapportionment, his role as speaker of the Florida House, Florida's ...

A-0062 Interview with Jimmy Bentley (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-09

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Jimmy Bentley, former Georgia Controller General, discusses his family and political background, campaign and tenure as controller general, 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention, decision to switch to Republican Party, Callaway-Maddox race, Fletcher-...

A-0063 Interview with Norman Bishop (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-09

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Norman Bishop, Georgia Republican Congressional Committee, discusses operation of the committee, contemporary Republican political races in southern states, Paula Hawkins, professional campaign management, disaffection of southern Democrats from ...

A-0064 Interview with Benjamin Brown (2 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-15

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Benjamin Brown, African American Georgia Legislator, discusses his educational and professional background, participation in early student civil rights movement, campus activities at Clark College, founding of Student Nonviolent Coordinating ...