Interview with Garland Byrd, December 6, 1993

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

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Garland Turk Byrd interviewed by Hal Henderson. Byrd served as lieutenant governor of Georgia from 1959 to 1963. In this interview, topics include Byrd's opinion of Vandiver’s overwhelming victory in governor’s race in 1958, interest groups, the Honesty in Government Bill, the 1960 presidential election (Kennedy), the Sibley Commission, Vandiver’s speech of intending to keep schools open, and Vandiver’s accomplishments and failures as governor.

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1993-12-06

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RBRL096HPH-OHVAN11

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Garland Byrd and Hal Henderson, “Interview with Garland Byrd, December 6, 1993,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed August 11, 2022, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/items/show/1784.