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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.

Twenty-first century

January 05, 2009

Griffin Bell

He may be best remembered as Jimmy Carter’s Attorney General, but Griffin Bell was a giant in the legal profession long before that.

Born in rural ...
November 23, 2005

Georgia Aquarium

It was a whale of a deal for Georgia. It holds 10 million gallons of water and is the largest one of its kind in the world, and it was a gift to the people of ...
March 02, 2005

Leah Ward Sears

She has been superior in a lot of courts.

Leah Ward Sears was born into a military family in Germany in 1955. Her family eventually settled in Savann...
February 04, 2005

Ossie Davis

As an actor, and as an activist, Ossie Davis made his mark.

Born Rayford Chatman Davis in 1917 in Cogdell, Georgia, in Clinch County, he got his nic...
February 02, 2002

Arthur Blank

From DIY to the NFL, Arthur Blank has scored big.

Born in Flushing, New York In 1942, he went to work for his father’s small pharmaceutical compan...