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Democratic National Convention

The Green Papers. 2004 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions: Clinton bores his audience on MSNBC: Address by The Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, July 19, 1988: July 20, 1988: 1988 Democratic National Convention Learn More

Charles Weltner Dies

Learn More – Charles Weltner Dies Frederick Allen, Atlanta Rising: The Invention of an International City, 1946-1996 (Atlanta: Longstreet Press, 1996). Ronald H. Bayor, Race and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century Atlanta (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996). “Charles Weltner, Philosopher-Judge,” Atlanta Constitution, September 2, 1992. Bill Kovach, “Charles Longstreet Weltner” in Profiles in […]

Jimmy Carter Rabbit Episode

Learn More – Jimmy Carter Rabbit Episode Burton Ira Kaufman, The Presidency of James Earl Carter, Jr. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1993). CNN. “Jimmy Carter Explains “Rabbit Attack.” Washington Post. “Jimmy Carter’s ‘Killer Rabbit’ – 1979” CSPAN “Carter Presidency and the Press.” Jimmy Carter Library and Museum:

Wyomia Tyus

Learn More – Wyomia Tyus Born Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Outdoor Sports, ed. David L. Porter (New York: Greenwood Press, 1988), s.v. “Tyus, Wyomia.” Elaine M. Blinde, “Wyomia Tyus,” in Great Athletes, rev. ed. (Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press, 2002). Janet Woolum, Outstanding Women Athletes: Who They Are and How They Influenced Sports in America, […]

MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

Learn More – MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Speech Taylor B. Branch, Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963-65 (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1998). Clayborne Carson, ed., The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, J r. (New York: Warner Books, 1998). Michael Eric Dyson, I May Not Get There with You: The True […]

Georgia Hurricane of 1893

Learn More – Georgia Hurricane of 1893 Marscher, William; Marscher, Fran (2004). The Great Sea Island Storm of 1893. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press. Walter J. Fraser Jr., Lowcountry Hurricanes: Three Centuries of Storms at Sea and Ashore (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2006). Preservation Society of Charleston. (1893) August 27 Cyclone: Hurricane: Science […]

Caroline Miller

Learn More – Caroline Miller Caroline Miller, Lamb in is Bosom (1933) Caroline Miller, Lebanon (1944) Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 9, pt. 2, American Novelists, 1910-1945 (Detroit: Gale, 1981), s.v. “Caroline Miller.” Georgia Writers Hall of Fame: Georgia Women of Achievement:

Walt Kelly

Learn More – Walt Kelly Thomas M. Inge, “Comic Strips,” in Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989). We Go Pogo: Walt Kelly, Politics and American Satire by Kerry D. Soper (Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2012) Walt Kelly, Ten Ever-Lovin’ Blue-Eyed Years with Pogo (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959). […]

Max Cleland Born

Learn More – Max Cleland Born Max Cleland, Going for the Max: Twelve Principles for Living Life to the Fullest (Nashville, Tenn.: Broadman and Holman, 1999). Max Cleland, Strong at the Broken Places (Atlanta: Longstreet Press, 2000). “Max Cleland (b. 1942).” New Georgia Encyclopedia. Max Cleland on Library of Congress’s Veteran’s History Project: […]

Desegregation in Atlanta

Learn More – Desegregation in Atlanta Ronald H. Bayor, Race and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century Atlanta (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996). Donald L. Grant, The Way It Was in the South: The Black Experience in Georgia (Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Publishing Group, 1993). Gary M. Pomerantz, Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn: The Saga […]