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Collection Title:  William H. Jordan, Jr. Collection 
Creator:  Jordan, William H., 1929-
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Abstract:  The William H. Jordan, Jr. Collection consists primarily of articles, newspaper clippings and correspondence relating to Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. and other associates of Jordan. William Jordan served as Executive Secretary on the staff of Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. from 1955 to 1968 and is one of the original members of the Richard B. Russell Foundation, Inc.
Collection Title:  Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series IX: Personal 
Creator:  Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002.
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Abstract:  The Personal series contains correspondence and material of a personal nature including invitations, greetings, thank yous, condolences and items related to the Richard B. Russell Foundation, which Senator Talmadge served as chairman from 1971 until 1974. Arrangement is chronological by topic. Especially noteworthy are the subseries Sympathy and Ham Business. Sympathy includes letters of condolence to him and his family relating to the death of his youngest son, Robert, in 1975. The Ham Business subseries contains printed materials and correspondence concerning Talmadge Hams. Betty Talmadge managed the business while the senator worked in Washington. The invitation subseries includes invitations accepted, fulfilled, or regretted.
Collection Title:  WSB-TV, Georgia Giant Documentary Files 
Creator:  WSB-TV (Television station: Atlanta, GA)
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Abstract:  The collection consists of records relating to the creation and production of Richard Russell, Georgia Giant, a documentary produced by WSB-TV (Atlanta, GA) in 1970. WSB-TV is the first and largest of Georgia’s radio and television stations and is now owned by Cox Enterprises, formerly Cox Broadcasting Corporation.
Collection Title:  WSB-TV, Georgia Giant Documentary Files, Series VI: Audiovisual Materials 
Creator:  WSB-TV (Television station: Atlanta, GA)
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Abstract:  WSB-TV, Georgia Giant Documentary Files, Series VI. Audiovisual Materials consists of 139 16mm films that were created in the production of Richard Russell: A Georgia Giant, in 1970. The reels include negative, internegative, magnetic sound, optical sound, answer print, and composite print reels. Additionally, one 2-inch videotape contains an introduction to the documentary by Herman Talmadge, aired on WSB-TV when the documentary was shown. Five Umatic videotapes and 11 VHS videotapes, containing copies of the final production, were made by the Russell Library in the 1980s and 1990s, and integrated into the collection in 2011. The full-length Georgia Giant runs two hours and 48 minutes, while the shorter classroom version is 34 minutes long. User copies are available only for the finished productions.
Collection Title:  Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection, OHD 011 Charles Campbell interviewed by Sally Russell Warrington 
Creator:  Campbell, Charles E., 1942-
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Abstract:  Richard B. Russell's niece Sally Russell Warrington interviews Charles Campbell about his work for Senator Richard B. Russell and Russell’s activities from 1965 to 1971. Campbell discusses growing up in Jackson, Georgia, and attending the University of Georgia. He recalls joining Senator Russell's Washington, D.C. staff in 1965. Campbell recalls working his way from legislative assistant to executive secretary and subsequently administrative assistant. He discusses the nature of Senator Russell's relationship with his staff. Campbell comments on Russell's attitude toward Georgia and his perception of the Civil Rights Movement, sit-ins, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Campbell reflects on Senator Russell's reputation and work on Congressional issues other than civil rights, including his work with agriculture policy, national defense, education, rural electrification, and the space program. He discusses Russell's mentorship of younger senators. Campbell discusses Senator Russell's relationship with Lyndon Johnson and the media. Campbell comments on his work as the Chairman of the Russell Foundation and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. He discusses Russell's eulogies and funeral.