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Type: StillImage | Photographs
Title: Shipp, Bill
Date: 1987
Description: Bill Shipp, Georgia Journalist

Portrait of journalist, Bill Shipp.

Local identification number: VIS 158.05.02

Bill Shipp was a writer and editor at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for over three decades, beginning with the Atlanta Constitution in 1956. He began his career at the University of Georgia, where he was the managing editor of the student newspaper, the Red and Black and wrote sharply critical editorials and columns protesting the decision to bar Horace T. Ward's enrollment at UGA. Shipp also broke the story that Jimmy Carter planned to run for president.

Local identification number: ahc158005002a.jpg

Subjects: Journalists | Politics and government--Georgia--Atlanta | Shipp, Bill | Georgia | Athens (Ga.) | Clarke County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, 2009
Original Material: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/southline,215

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs