Interview with Ellis Arnall, March 26, 1987

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

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Ellis Arnall interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include prison reform in Georgia, the Robert Elliot Burns case, Arnall's views on taxes and the economy during his gubernatorial administration (1943-1947), differences between Arnall’s and Ed Rivers’ political philosophies, and the role of the governor. Arnall discusses the issue of race, including his goals, philosophy, actions regarding race issues during his governorship and afterwards. Arnall talks about his political ambitions, his opinion on serving a second gubernatorial term, and his views on the election of 1946 (the three governors controversy).

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1987-03-26

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RBRL096HPH-OHARN15

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Ellis G. Arnall and Hal Henderson, “Interview with Ellis Arnall, March 26, 1987,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed August 11, 2022, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/items/show/1812.