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Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Charles Campbell interviews Anthony Alaimo about his experiences as a prisoner of war in Germany during World War II, his time as an attorney in Atlanta, and his tenure as a judge in the U.S. District Court (Southern District of Georgia). Judge…

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Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

A Conversation with Pete Wheeler is a discussion, with Dr. William Stueck and Dr. James Cobb, of Wheeler's long career as Georgia's Commissioner of Veterans Services. Wheeler discusses his early life, attending Emory at Oxford and the University of…

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Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

George Justice interviews Carl E. Sanders about his activities as a Georgia state senator, governor, and business leader. Sanders discusses his early life, his involvement with the YMCA, and the state of youth during the Great Depression. He recalls…

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Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part one of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk.

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Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part two of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk.

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Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part five of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk

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Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses World War II, Ho Chi Minh, U.S. Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy, the Intelligence Service’s OSS, French Indochina, and the Marshall Plan.

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Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

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Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk talks about World War II, including U.S. Foreign Policy, Asia, and the China-Burma-India theatre. Rusk also discusses his career as Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs, including Japan’s invasion of Manchuria, and the Sino-Japanese…

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Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses his career with the Department of State as Deputy Under Secretary and Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs, the McCarthy hearings, and World War II.

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Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews John Jay McCloy about working with Dean Rusk in the administrations of Presidents Truman and Kennedy. McCloy focuses on his own efforts to promote arms control and touches the relationship between Rusk and George Marshall. He…

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Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses World War II. Topics include the Burma Campaign, Merrill’s Marauders, China-Burma-India theatre, and Lord Mountbatten.

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Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses his time at Oxford in the early 1930s, the time he spent in Germany during Hitler’s rise to power, and the China-Burma-India Theatre of World War II.

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Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by John Haag. Topics include higher education, the Rhodes Scholarship, Germany history from 1933-1945, and Great Britain, including British colonies, diplomatic and consular service, economic and social conditions, and…

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Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses World War II and his years as Deputy Chief of War Plans in the China-Burma-India theater.

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Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

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Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

George T. Smith joined the U.S. Navy in 1940 and after two years was placed on the Naval Land Force Equipment Depot. He left the military in 1945 and returned home. In 1948, he graduated from the University of Georgia Law School and went into private…

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Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Fletcher Thompson was elected as a Republican to the Georgia General Assembly as a state senator in 1964. In 1966, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. He served in the two succeeding congresses, but was unsuccessful in a bid for…

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Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Harry Donival Dixon entered U.S. Maritime Service and served in World War II in 1943. In 1963, he was elected as a Democrat to the Georgia House of Representatives. He served as chairman of the Regulated Beverages committee for 27 years, and rewrote…

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Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Henry "Dink" NeSmith interviews his mother, Marjorie NeSmith, about her early life, living in Putney, Georgia, and later in Baker County. Marjorie talks about being in college at Georgia Southwestern State University when the US entered World War II,…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Louis Boyd interviews his friend and neighbor Robert Henry Bohler about his transient childhood growing up in the Great Depression and his experiences at Berry College and at Fort Sill in Oklahoma during World War II. Bohler also talks about meeting…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Louis Boyd interviews Dr. Charles Clement. Clement discusses the background of his family, who settled in Indian territory in Oklahoma before moving west to Moscow, Idaho. He talks about his father's experience in a one-room school house where he…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Edel Benson was born in 1921 in Athens, Georgia. Benson attended Athens High School and the University of Georgia. He served as a Second Lieutenant over the 48th fighters squadron in WWII. In this interview, Benson talks about his time in Europe and…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Claude Williams was born in Tifton, Georgia in 1922. He graduated from North Georgia College in 1942 and from the University of Georgia in 1944. Williams served in the European theater of WWII, after which he obtained a journalism degree from the…

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Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Phillip Pollock was born in Joliet, Illinois in 1923. Pollock was drafted into the Army in 1943, where he began his infantry combat career in the European Theater of World War II. Upon his return home, Pollock earned both an undergraduate and…

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Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Duard Baxter was born in Madison County, Georgia in 1924. After graduating high school, Baxter volunteered for the Marine Corps, serving in the Pacific Theater during WWII under the 6th Marine Division. Upon his return to the United States, Baxter…

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Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Conulus Scott was born in Madison County, Georgia in 1920. He farmed and worked at a sugar mill before being drafted by the military in 1942. He served in the Medical Corps in Europe during the war. After the war, he became a plumber and continued to…

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Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Collection: Goin' Back: Remembering UGA Oral History Collection

Magill remembers Athens and the University of Georgia while he was a student there in the late 1930s and early 1940s, particularly the University’s cavalry and the locations of its athletic fields. He discusses how UGA became the semi-permanent host…

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Collection: Griffin African American Oral History Project

Tommy Lee Harps grew up on a farm in Griffin, Georgia. As a child, Harps worked at the Georgia Experiment Station along with his father under Dr. H.P. Stuckley, during which he attended Mount Pleasant Church School and later Vocational High School.…

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Collection: Our Stories, Our Lives: Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS) Oral History Project

Jarrett McNutt served in the army during World War II before becoming a minister and working for the Clinical Pastoral Care Organization. He talks about his family history and his career as a minister.

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