Interview with George Berry on James Carmichael, 2006

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Description

George Berry discusses the political career of James Carmichael, including the 1946 governor's race against Eugene Talmadge and three governors controversy. Berry served as deputy chief administrative officer in Mayor Ivan Allen's administration and under Mayor Sam Massell as chief administrative officer during Atlanta's critical transition from primarily white to mixed race leadership. In 1983, Berry became the commissioner of Industry, Trade and Tourism for the state of Georgia. He remained in that position until 1990, when he ran an unsuccessful campaign for lieutenant governor.

Date

2006

Identifier

rbrl220rogp-000-02

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Citation

George Berry and Bob Short, “Interview with George Berry on James Carmichael, 2006,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed December 7, 2022, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL220ROGP/rbrl220rogp-000-02.