Interview with Charles Campbell, May 14, 2009

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Charles Campbell met Senator Richard B. Russell when he introduced him for a Blue Key speech at UGA. He went to work as Russell’s legislative assistant in Washington, D.C., and eventually became his executive secretary. Upon Senator Russell’s death in 1971, Campbell returned to Georgia and practiced law in Atlanta while remaining involved in politics and managing campaigns for Herman Talmadge. Campbell discusses Senator Russell's personality and ideals, and recalls several personal stories about Senator Russell. He also discusses his work on other campaigns after Senator Russell's death and party politics in Georgia.

Date

2009-05-14

Identifier

RBRL220ROGP-078

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Citation

Charles Campbell and Bob Short, “Interview with Charles Campbell, May 14, 2009,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 25, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL220ROGP/RBRL220ROGP-078.

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