Interview with Griffin Bell, February 22, 2007
Griffin Bell was born Americus, Georgia, on October 31, 1918 and received his law degree at the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. In this interview, Bell discusses his early years growing up in Americus, his law career, his role as chief of staff under Governor Ernest Vandiver, and his service as Attorney General under President Jimmy Carter. He addresses the legal and judicial aspects of civil rights--particularly school integration--and talks about his work challenging white collar crime and corruption. Bell also discusses his relationship with President Jimmy Carter during his tenure as Attorney General.
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Griffin Bell and Bob Short, “Interview with Griffin Bell, February 22, 2007,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed December 7, 2022, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL220ROGP/RBRL220ROGP-015.