Interview with Keith Mason, November 18, 2008

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Keith Mason volunteered for Jimmy Carter and worked for Zell Miller in Miller’s 1974 run for lieutenant governor. He continued to work for Miller, establishing himself as an advisor during Miller’s gubernatorial race in 1990, and becoming Governor Miller’s executive secretary during Miller’s first term. In 1993, he joined President Bill Clinton’s administration, and served as deputy assistant and deputy director for Intergovernmental Affairs, making him the liaison between the White House and state governors. He also served as a transition advisor to Governor Roy Barnes and as an advisor during Miller’s time in the senate. In this interview, Mason discusses his work on political campaigns, his work with Zell Miller, and his time with Clinton's administration.






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Keith Mason and Bob Short, “Interview with Keith Mason, November 18, 2008,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 14, 2024,