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James L. Maddex oral history interview 1978 December 7

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Creator: Maddex, James L.
Fink, Gary
Title: James L. Maddex oral history interview 1978 December 7
Date: 1978 Dec. 7
Description: Local identification number: Maddex, J_19781207_(P1978-10)

James Maddex was involved in Jimmy Carter's state government reorganization plan.

Among topics discussed: Involvement in the Carter reorganization study; government agencies involved in reorganization; prison reform; Jim McIntyre; legal aspects of reorganization; Bill Roper; chain of command; Jimmy Carter; volunteers for study; business and government coalition; budget considerations; Ellis McDougal; comparison of study teams and department heads; criminal justice department; Ernest Vandiver; pressure to combine agencies; Carter and Ben Fortson; Sam Caldwell; "B" Brooks; state library; Carter's attention to details; Carter's defense of reorganization plan; George T. Smith; plan's supporters in the General Assembly; public relations; judicial system; reform; Tom Linder, Jr.; Bill Nash; "Goals for Georgia"; Maddex's opinion of the effectiveness of the study; criminal justice; Human Resources Agency; Maddex's opinion of Carter's administration.

Subjects: Administrative agencies--Georgia | Prison reformers--Georgia | Public relations--Georgia | Carter, Jimmy, 1924-;Smith, George Leon, 1912-1973 | Vandiver, S. Ernest (Samuel Ernest), 1918-
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Related Materials: Georgia Government Documentation Project | Maddex, James L., Interviewed by Gary Fink, 7 December 1978, P1978-10, Series B. Public Figures, Georgia Government Documentation Project, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta.
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Collection Information: Georgia Government Documentation Project