Interview with Nancy Schaefer, April 9, 2008

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Nancy Schaefer served as a Republican senator for Georgia's 50th district from 2004 to 2008. She presided over Family Concerns, Inc., a conservative religious group. In this interview, Schaefer discusses her early years in Clayton, Georgia, and her service as a state senator representing parts of northeast Georgia. She focuses on her efforts to reform Child Protective Services and her work representing the organizations Family Concerns and the Southern Baptist Convention to the United Nations. She also addresses her run for mayor of Atlanta, her campaigns for lieutenant governor, and her run for Congress. Other topics include the rise of Republicanism in Georgia and a variety of social issues.






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Nancy Schaefer and Bob Short, “Interview with Nancy Schaefer, April 9, 2008,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 25, 2024,