Interview with Ford Spinks, April 24, 1981

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

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Ford Spinks interviewed by Hal Henderson. Topics include Jimmy Carter’s decision to run in the 1966 Georgia gubernatorial election, Carter’s early supporters, Carter’s campaign expenses; Spinks’ evaluation of other candidates in the 1966 Democratic Primary, Republican Party nominee Bo Callaway, Jimmy Carter’s strengths as a gubernatorial candidate, dynamics of the 1966 election and alternative outcomes, Spinks' perspective on Senators Richard B. Russell, Jr.’s and Herman E. Talmadge’s support for Carter in 1966 election, the write-in campaign for Arnall in the 1966 gubernatorial election, and Spinks' thoughts on ultimate election of Lester Maddox as governor in 1966.

Date

1981-04-24

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RBRL096HPH-OHARN05

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Ford Spinks and Hal Henderson, “Interview with Ford Spinks, April 24, 1981,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed August 11, 2022, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/items/show/1822.