Interview with Martha Zoller, December 17, 2012

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

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Zoller discusses her childhood in Columbus, Georgia. She recalls the desegregation of Columbus High School. Zoller reflects on attending the University of Georgia and subsequently working for Rich's (an Atlanta-based department store that later merged with Macy's). She discusses the beginning of her radio show in 1996, the Martha Zoller Show, and the role of politics in the media. Zoller discusses the 2012 presidential election, her own congressional race, and her stance on gay marriage and abortion. She reflects on women in politics and her experience running in a race against the "good ol' boy network." Zoller explains which counties make up the 9th district and why the district is conservative. She comments on campaign spending reform, abortion, and the role of the Hispanic vote in Georgia. Zoller discusses her book Indivisible, the Republican Party's approach to women, and Medicare cuts.

Date

2012-12-17

Identifier

RBRL175OHD-017-01

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Duration

50 minutes



Citation

Martha Zoller and Bill Shipp, “Interview with Martha Zoller, December 17, 2012,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed December 3, 2022, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL175OHD/RBRL175OHD-017-01.

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