Interview with Andrew Young, July 28, 2014

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Andrew Young is a politician, businessman, and activist. Over his career, he has worked as a pastor, was involved in the Civil Rights Movement, served as a U.S. Representative and UN Ambassador, and as mayor of Atlanta. In this interview, he discusses the importance of economic enfranchisement and global economic policy, his work fueling economic growth in his terms as Atlanta mayor, securing the bid for Atlanta to host the 1996 Olympics, and the ramifications of current technological change.




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Andrew Young and Bob Short, “Interview with Andrew Young, July 28, 2014,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 23, 2024,