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Creator: Southern Oral History Program

A-0057 Interview with Don Pride (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Don Pride, press secretary to Florida Governor Reubin Askew, discusses traditional aggressiveness of political reporting in Florida, exposure of corrupt practices in campaigns and politics, Florida's press corps, Hayden Burns' campaign for re-...

A-0058 Interview with Don Reed (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Don Reed former minority leader in the Florida House of Representatives discusses personal background, Florida legislature in 1962, growth of Republican Party in Florida between 1962 and 1970, Florida Governor Claude Kirk, 1970 split in the ...

A-0059 Interview with Terril Sessums (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-09

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Terril Sessums, Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, discusses his political background, momentum for Florida's political changes, historical background of the state's political system, contributions of graduates from University of ...

A-0060 Interview with L. E. Thomas (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-09

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: L. E. (Tommy) Thomas, Chairman of the Florida Republican Party , discusses his political background, his work for the Republican Party in Alabama and Florida, basis for 1970 split in Florida Republican Party, comparison of state senators, 1974 ...

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 ...