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Collection Title:  Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection, OHD 018 Robert Coram interviewed by Bill Shipp 
Creator:  Coram, Robert
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Abstract:  Bill Shipp interviews journalist and writer Robert Coram. Robert Coram recalls working on Cumberland Island first as a caretaker and then a park ranger. He comments on the preservation of Georgia's barrier islands and shark fishing. Coram discusses his involvement with covering the war on drugs, including the development of the drug trafficking industry, the ineffectiveness of the war on drugs, the potential legalization of drugs, and Coram's novels regarding drugs. Coram discusses his biographies of military figures including Bud Day and Col. Scott "Flying Tiger". He recalls serving as press secretary for Carl Sanders' 1970 reelection campaign. Coram comments on desegregation, Carter's campaign, the Atlanta Hawks' champagne photo, and Larry Lloyd. Coram reflects on Georgia's shift from being an overwhelmingly Democratic to an overwhelmingly Republican state, Carter's presidential administration, and his current work. Coram comments on the political management of the Georgia barrier islands, including topics of mass tourism, littering, Camden County's request for a bridge, and the undeveloped islands serving as a monument to robber barons. He expands on his knowledge of drug culture, the Turks and Caicos, and his Esquire magazine article. Coram discusses his experience with "cowboy journalism" and his experience as an advocate versus as a reporter.
Collection Title:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers, Series III: Legislative 
Creator:  Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester, 1935-
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Abstract:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers, Series III: Legislative files relate to legislative issues and consist of constituent correspondence about various bills being considered. This series contains correspondence, reports, court transcripts, bills, and printed materials. Of interest are transcripts from the investigation of the Textile and Apparel Industries (332-5) in November 1967. Topics include Cumberland Island, amnesty for Vietnam draft dodgers and deserters, the equal rights amendment, American Bicentennial celebration, the Arab boycott, and gun control.
Collection Title:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers: Collection Summary 
Creator:  Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester, 1935-
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Abstract:  Williamson S. Stuckey served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1967 until 1977. He was a member of the Agriculture committee, District of Columbia committee, and Interstate and Commerce Committee and succeeded in passing legislation to protect Cumberland Island, Georgia and the Okefenokee Swamp. His papers document his political career and include press files, bill and subject files, correspondence, project files, and campaign materials.
Collection Title:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers, Series IV: Office Administration 
Creator:  Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester, 1935-
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Abstract:  The Office Administration Series consists of agency, personnel, campaign, and political files, and projects Stuckey was involved with during his service in Congress. Included is correspondence, reports, printed materials, maps and legislative bills. This series provides insight into Stuckey's dealings with individuals, both colleagues and constituents, on various issues of the day. Topics include: Cumberland Island and the Okefenokee Swamp project; expanding Atlanta's airport to include international flights to Europe and the Pacific region; Corps of Engineers' work on the Satilla and Altamaha Rivers; Vietnam conflict and Lt. William Calley's case; and impeachment of President Richard Nixon.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 043 Bill Stuckey 
Creator:  Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester, 1935-
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Abstract:  Elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives from the Eighth and later the Ninth District, Bill Stuckey served in Congress from 1967 until 1977. While in Congress, Stuckey served on the Agriculture committee, the District of Columbia committee, the Interstate and Foreign Commerce committee and its subcommittee on Commerce and Finance and was chairman of the Commerce, Housing and Transportation subcommittee. In this interview, Stuckey discusses the Stuckey's chain of stores, his political campaigns, his service on committees, his experience in Congress during the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal, and his opinion on America's oil dependency. He also discusses how the Democratic Party of Georgia and Congress have changed over the years.
Collection Title:  Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection 
Creator:  Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.
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Abstract:  Oral history collection consisting of 19 interviews conducted for the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies from 2003-2013.