Interview with William D. Ballard, Part 1, July 28, 1994
Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews
William D. Ballard interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Ballard's impressions of members of Gov. Marvin Griffin's administration (including T.V. "Red" Williams and Roy Chalker), the relationship between Griffin and Vandiver, the rural roads issue, the relationship between Lt. Gov. Vandiver and legislators, the 1958 gubernatorial campaign, Vandiver's "No, not one" speech, the role of Betty Vandiver, the role of the highway department in Georgia politics, the Honesty in Government law, Ballard's opinions of his contemporary legislators, lobbying, the Sibley Commission, the desegregation of UGA, and the county unit system.
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William D. Ballard and Hal Henderson, “Interview with William D. Ballard, Part 1, July 28, 1994,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed August 11, 2022, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/items/show/1760.