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Winner of two 2013 Emmy Awards from the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Today in Georgia History
is a joint collaboration of the Georgia Historical Society & Georgia Public Broadcasting.

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May 28, 1944

Gladys Knight

She will forever be taking that midnight train to Georgia.

Gladys Knight, the "Empress of Soul," was born in Atlanta in 1944. At age 7, she gained n...
May 09, 1937

Dave Prater

They were soul men long before the Blues Brothers.

Florida native Samuel Moore and Georgian David Prater were gospel music veterans when they joined...