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John Savage oral history interviews 1987 May 1

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Creator: Savage, John, 1934-
Flocks, Sally
Title: John Savage oral history interviews 1987 May 1
Date: 1987 May 1
Description: Local identification number: Savage, J_19870501_(P1987-06)

John Savage served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1971 to 1974 and 1977 to 1982.

Among topics discussed: Family background; education; interest in politics; the Georgia Republican Party; Georgia political systems; political philosophy; personal beliefs; 1970 House campaign; family support for campaigns; processing legislative bills; taxation; Georgia progress; hostility to Atlanta; the marriage bill; eye research bills; state movie commission; handicap access; lobbyists; Georgia education system; education in Black Muslim philosophy; Georgia state pension investment; rural background; working with other representatives; Sidney Marcus; changes in party affiliation; reasons for leaving political career; Jimmy Carter and George Busbee as governors; dental practice; committee assignments; Constitutional Revision Committee; insurance premiums; primary voting laws; dental assistance for legislators; decision to move to Ansley Park; interest in educational issues; Education Committee; Clint Deveaux; dental bills and dental profession; Georgia dental schools; need for power sharing in state government; Speaker of the House; campaign for lieutenant governor; Republicans in Georgia; Mack Mattingly; type of people who win Georgia gubernatorial campaigns.

Subjects: Education--Georgia | Taxation--Georgia | Black Muslims--Georgia | Dental laws and legislation--Georgia | Carter, Jimmy, 1924- | Busbee, George, 1927-2004 | Marcus, Sidney J., 1928-1983
Contributors: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
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Related Materials: Georgia Government Documentation Project | Savage, John, Interviewed by Sally Flocks, 1 May 1987, P1987-06, 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