Interview with Andrew Young, October 31, 2012

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Description

A former member of Congress, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and two-term Mayor of Atlanta, Andrew Young began his political career as a minister and civil rights activist. Young discusses his upbringing in New Orleans, education, early career as a United Church of Christ minister, and civil rights work with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The interviews closes with Young’s memories of Dr. King’s assassination, time in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 1970s, and service as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations during President Jimmy Carter’s administration.

Date

2012-10-31

Identifier

RBRL220ROGP-144

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Citation

Andrew Young and Bob Short, “Interview with Andrew Young, October 31, 2012,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed February 29, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL220ROGP/RBRL220ROGP-144.

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