Interview with Garland Byrd, May 5, 1981

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

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Garland T. Byrd interviewed by Hal Henderson. Byrd served as lieutenant governor of Georgia under Governor Ernest Vandiver (1959-1963). Byrd discusses the 1966 Georgia gubernatorial election, including his decision to run for governor, other possible candidates in the 1966 gubernatorial race, Byrd's opinions on candidates in the 1966 Democratic Primary, Byrd's assessment of his various political campaigns throughout the 1960s, Byrd's 1966 campaign platform for governor, his experience campaigning for governor and his campaign expenses, his thoughts on the 1966 election and its outcome, his thoughts on Republican candidate Bo Callaway, and the write-in campaign for Ellis Arnall in 1966.

Date

1981-05-05

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RBRL096HPH-OHARN03_1

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Garland Byrd and Hal Henderson, “Interview with Garland Byrd, May 5, 1981,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 14, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/items/show/1826.